Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A human being is a deciding being.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.