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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
People fall forward to success.
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 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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.