If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
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.
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.