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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
People fall forward to success.