There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.