Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
People fall forward to success.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.