It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A person's a person, no matter how small.
People fall forward to success.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.