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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
A human being is a deciding being.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.