Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.