It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
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.
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.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.