The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.