After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
People fall forward to success.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.