Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.