Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
All great achievements require time.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their
ideals are threatened.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make
reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books.
White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women
worked for them.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its
place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is
like fire. It burns it all clean.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of
Effective action is always unjust.
For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a
historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he
knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at
his present place.
I believe that
every person is born with talent.
is the most important of all the virtues, because without
courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently.
You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing
consistently without courage.
History, despite its wrenching
pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need
not be lived again.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate
our heroes and she-roes!
I believe we are still so innocent. The species are
still so innocent that a person who is apt to be
murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts
the final wrench on his throat, will have enough
compassion to give him one sweet cup of water.
I have found that among its other benefits, giving
liberates the soul of the giver.
I long, as does every human being, to be at home
wherever I find myself.
I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by
the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and
I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did, but people will never
forget how you made them feel.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a
catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to
throw something back.
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