A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
People fall forward to success.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
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 first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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 wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.