People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.