Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.