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.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.