Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.