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.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.