Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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?
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
A human being is a deciding being.