There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.