You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.