We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?