Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
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.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.