Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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 is great by deeds, not by birth.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.