A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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?
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.