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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.