The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
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.