The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A human being is a deciding being.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
People fall forward to success.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.