Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
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.
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 man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.