I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
People fall forward to success.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?