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To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing and be nothing.
The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
Love is love’s reward.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
Fortune befriends the bold.
Talent is nurtured in solitude; character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
Friendships are discovered rather than made.
It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Be able to defend your arguments in a rational way. Otherwise, all you have is an opinion.
The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
The truth is lived, not taught.
People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.
It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step – it is an old business procedure.
I don’t like work… but I like what is in work – the chance to find yourself. Your own reality – for yourself, not for others – which no other man can ever know.
To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a state of rage almost all of the time.
God isn’t compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.
The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.
Are you aware that your spirit needs to be fed? Did you know that your spirit would be delighted to partake in a feast of spiritual food? How about a plate full of prayer? Or maybe a few hours of succulent self-reflection. Perhaps a piping-hot selection of spiritual literature, served by the side of a lake or under a tree, would satisfy your spiritual hunger. Can you imagine feasting for a few hours on spiritually uplifting music? What about some forgiveness à la mode, topped with compassion? You cannot imagine how much your spirit would enjoy it.
My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.
The white man’s happiness cannot be purchased by the black man’s misery.
Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.
Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.
They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.
The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular, not the popular.
The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more.
I cannot envision a future without cryptocurrency. It doesn’t mean that you have to invest in anything personally. It’s nice if you get some; if you win, you get a little bit of free Bitcoin to play with, but we should all be literate.
If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.
Ask no questions, and you’ll be told no lies.