The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A human being is a deciding being.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.