Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.