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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
People fall forward to success.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.