Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A human being is a deciding being.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
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.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.