The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Our true nationality is mankind.