Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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 great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A human being is a deciding being.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.