Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.