A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.