Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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 person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
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.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.