He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
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?
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.