Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.