You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.