Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.