For many people, I was a phase, a part of the period of growing up. People ask me why I connected. It was presumptuous of me to say, but I’m Everyman. The difference is I put my thoughts into words.
The judge said I was a menace to society because I had put crime on a scientific basis.
Children from a given family background, when put in schools of different social compositions, will achieve at quite different levels.
Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
Marvin Bell always looked very closely at how lines could break, how you could put over one line into the second line. How you could stop the line two or three times within the line: You could make it stop.
I’m attempting to put myself in a bottle that will one day wash up on the beach for my children.
The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off; perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things.
There is also an epidemic of infertility in this country. There are more women who have put off child-bearing in favor of their professional lives. For them, the only way they are going to have a family is to adopt from China.
People can put their best poems straight onto the web.
The large majority of the Negroes who have put on the finishing touches of our best colleges are all but worthless in the development of their people.