There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
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.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...