The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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 human being is a deciding being.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
People fall forward to success.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.