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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
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.