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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
People fall forward to success.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.