I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Our true nationality is mankind.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.