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.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
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.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Our true nationality is mankind.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.