Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
People fall forward to success.
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.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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 nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.