Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.