Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Our true nationality is mankind.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.