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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
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 wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.