The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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.
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?
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
People fall forward to success.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.