There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.