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.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.