It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.