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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Our true nationality is mankind.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.