A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Our true nationality is mankind.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.