The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.