Beauty without expression is boring.
As we are, so we associate. The good, by affinity, seek the good; the vile, by affinity, the vile. Thus of their own volition, souls proceed into Heaven, into Hell.
The commitment to literacy was constant on the part of African Americans. And the percentages of literacy by the end of the century, by 1900, basic literacy has galloped ahead. People believed that education, of course, was the turnstile for advancement.
Men are what their mothers made them.
Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
Every burned book enlightens the world.
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house to the inhabitant.
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.