He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.