There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.