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.
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
People fall forward to success.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
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.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.