The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Our true nationality is mankind.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.