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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.