The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.