The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.