Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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 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.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
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.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.