A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.