Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A human being is a deciding being.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.