Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A human being is a deciding being.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.