People fall forward to success.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.