Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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 question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
A human being is a deciding being.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.