If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
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
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.