The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Our true nationality is mankind.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.