Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
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 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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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 no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A person's a person, no matter how small.