People fall forward to success.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A human being is a deciding being.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.