On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Our true nationality is mankind.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
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.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.