People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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 highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
A human being is a deciding being.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.