Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A human being is a deciding being.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.