If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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.