The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.