It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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 narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.