He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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.
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.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A human being is a deciding being.