A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.