A human being is a deciding being.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.