The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.