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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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 greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.