Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
A human being is a deciding being.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
People fall forward to success.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.