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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
People fall forward to success.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.