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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.