There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.