How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.