It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
People fall forward to success.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.