do right; this will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.
The very ink
with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
have no color prejudices nor caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. All I care
to know is that a man is a human being, and that is enough for me; he can't be
you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
The trouble with
the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things
that ain't so.
is a worthy thing to fight for one's freedom; it is another sight finer to fight
for another man's.
are many humorous things in the world, among them the white man's notion that
he is less savage than the other savages.