Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A human being is a deciding being.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.