All men have one entrance into life, and the like going out.
No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free.
It is not the cause for which men took up arms that makes a victory more just or less, it is the order that is established when arms have been laid down.
Men should be judged not by their tint of skin, the gods they serve, the vintage they drink, nor by the way they fight, or love, or sin, but by the quality of the thought they think.
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself.
The negro has suffered far more from the commission of this crime against the women of his race by white men than the white race has ever suffered through his crimes.
I teach that all men are mad.
In the Muslim world, I had seen that men with white complexions were more genuinely brotherly than anyone else had ever been. That… was the start of a radical alteration in my whole outlook about ‘white men.’
A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.
Great things are done when men and mountains meet.