People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.