It all depends on whether you have things, or they have you.
I dream of you to wake; would that I might Dream of you and not wake but slumber on.
As soon as you say that there is a community called, let’s say, black Americans, you’ve immediately created a boundary line – who’s in that group, who’s outside that group.
I set forth a humble and inglorious life; that does not matter. You can tie up all moral philosophy with a common and private life just as well as with a life of richer stuff. Each man bears the entire form of man’s estate.
Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.
Go to foreign countries and you will get to know the good things one possesses at home.
Do you think my mind is maturing late, or simply rotted early?
You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation.
O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself.
When you’ve told someone that you’ve left them a legacy the only decent thing to do is to die at once.