The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.