It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect 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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.