He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.