People fall forward to success.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
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
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.