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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
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.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.