If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.