There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
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.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.