I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential.
It is my mission to help in the breaking down of classes, and to make all men feel as if they were brethren of the same family, sharing the same rights, the same capabilities, and the same responsibilities. While my hand can hold a pen, I will use it to
The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It's a girl.
Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time... its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to appoint a commission.
In the end antiblack, antifemale, and all forms of discrimination are equivalent to the same thing - antihumanism.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt
It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.
At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else.
Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.
The liberals in the House strongly resemble liberals I have known through the last two decades in the civil rights conflict. When it comes time to show on which side they will be counted, they excuse themselves.
There is little place in the political scheme of things for an independent, creative personality, for a fighter. Anyone who takes that role must pay a price.
When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.
The Constitution they wrote was designed to protect the rights of white, male citizens. As there were no black Founding Fathers, there were no founding mothers -- a great pity, on both counts. It is not too late to complete the work they left undone. Today, here, we should start to do so.
The difference between de jure and de facto segregation is the difference between open, forthright bigotry and the shamefaced kind that works through unwritten agreements between real estate dealers, school officials, and local politicians.