Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
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?
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.