Quotes and aphorisms (page 7)
Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.
We accept it because we have seen the vision. We know that we cannot reap the harvest, but we hope that we may so well prepare the land and so diligently sow the seed that our successors may gather the ripened grain.
Extension work is not exhortation. Nor is it exploitation of the people, or advertising of an institution, or publicity work for securing students. It is a plain, earnest, and continuous effort to meet the needs of the people on their own farms and in the localities.
No other group in America has so had their identity socialized out of existence as have black women... When black people are talked about the focus tends to be on black men; and when women are talked about the focus tends to be on white women.
Once you do away with the idea of people as fixed, static entities, then you see that people can change, and there is hope.
What keeps you confident in a healthy way is knowing that everyone else around you is going to support you and teach you and you're going to learn from them. I just feel open to learning from people.
You have to be confident in who you are and what you're doing. Of course, you try to evolve. I would never tell you, 'Today is the best I will ever be'. I'm always trying to be a better chef, a better dad, a better person.
If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.
The physicians of one class feel the patients and go away, merely prescribing medicine. As they leave the room they simply ask the patient to take the medicine. They are the poorest class of physicians.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
It is one of the blessings of this world that few people see visions and dream dreams.