People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.