To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Our true nationality is mankind.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.