Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.