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 time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A human being is a deciding being.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.