Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
Forget the past.
Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.
No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.
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 no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.
There is no such thing as part freedom.
I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man.
Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.
Nonviolence is a good policy when the conditions permit.