That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
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.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.