Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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 wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.