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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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?
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
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.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission