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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A human being is a deciding being.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.