Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.