One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.