Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
People fall forward to success.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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 greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.