People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A human being is a deciding being.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.