I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.