Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
People fall forward to success.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Our true nationality is mankind.