Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
People fall forward to success.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.