Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.