A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.