The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A human being is a deciding being.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.