To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to do all that one would like to do, is to be a god.
Be A Man
To be a man is to suffer for others. God help us to be men!
My poems are political in the deeper sense of the word. Political means to live in your time, to be a man of your time.
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as he be a man of merit.
You don’t have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being.
Why be a man when you can be a success?
Early on, I was so impressed with Charles Dickens. I grew up in the South, in a little village in Arkansas, and the whites in my town were really mean, and rude. Dickens, I could tell, wouldn’t be a man who would curse me out and talk to me rudely.
The way to be a man if you’re a little boy is to be willing to throw your weight around.
It is fitting that a liar should be a man of good memory.