The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
People fall forward to success.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.