It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
People fall forward to success.
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.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
A human being is a deciding being.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.