I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
A human being is a deciding being.