A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.