After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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?
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.