The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
People fall forward to success.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.