All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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 great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.