A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
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.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.