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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.