Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.