A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
People fall forward to success.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.