Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
People fall forward to success.
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 human being is a deciding being.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.