I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
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.
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.
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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.