A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the old well-known air through innumerable variations.
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I was brought up to hate and fear liberty. I came to love it. That is the secret of my whole career.
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
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.
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.