The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.