It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.