A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A human being is a deciding being.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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?
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.