Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
A human being is a deciding being.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!