Bad language is a stage all children go through, and it dies with time when they learn they’re not attracting attention with it.
As you grow older, you’ll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don’t you forget it – whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don’t you let ’em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change.
When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness’ sake. But don’t make a production of it. Children are children, but they can spot an evasion quicker than adults, and evasion simply muddles ’em.
Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hand of – oh, of your father.
Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.