Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.