It pays to know the enemy – not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.
Howard University shocked me into realizing how desperately sick the Negro could be, how he could be led into self-destruction, and how he would not realize that it was the society that had forced him into a great sickness.
They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.
If a white man had land, and some one should swindle him, that man would try to get it back, and you would not blame him.
If a man’s fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.
The Savior warns that if we start along the path and go far enough and then fail and deny Him, it would have been better if we had never begun.
The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers.
He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get him to talk about it; for the more men talk, the more likely they are to do nothing else.
For a scientific theory of him to be possible, man, including his habits of valuation, has to be taken as determined by causal laws, as an instance and part of nature.