People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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.
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 U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.