All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.