Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.