People fall forward to success.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.