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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
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.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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 is great by deeds, not by birth.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.