A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
Only free men can negotiate, prisoners cannot enter into contracts.
To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than it’s opposite.
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.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.