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.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.