A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A human being is a deciding being.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.