Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.