People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A man is great by deeds, not by 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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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 wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.