Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.