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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.