Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.