Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.