The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
People fall forward to success.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.