"We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."John Hope Franklin on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."John Hope Franklin on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."John Hope Franklin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."John Hope Franklin on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."John Hope Franklin on Earl Nightingale
"We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey."