Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
People fall forward to success.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.