We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
People fall forward to success.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A human being is a deciding being.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.