A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
People fall forward to success.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.