A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
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 want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
People fall forward to success.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.