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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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 greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.