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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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 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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.