Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
People fall forward to success.
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.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.