Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!