Silence remains, inescapably, a form of speech.
Once I had tasted the fruit of the tree of knowledge, there was no going back.
A community is too heavy to carry alone.
Man's life depends on the trees of the field.
A human being is like a letter of the alphabet: to produce a word, it must combine with another.
Who is wise? One who learns from all people. Who is honored? One who honors everyone.
I found a fruitful world, because my ancestors planted it for me. Likewise I am planting for my children.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, what am I? If not now, when?
It is not your responsibility to finish the work of perfecting the world, but you are not free to desist from it either.
If you believe breaking is possible, believe fixing is possible.
From every human being there rises a light.
There is nothing more whole than a broken heart.
When I marched in Selma, I felt my legs were praying.
Love is stronger than death.
Most of the things worth doing in the world were declared impossible before they were done.
A miracle cannot prove what is impossible. It only confirms what is possible.
The heroic hours of life do not announce their presence by drum and trumpet.
All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.