The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.