These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Our true nationality is mankind.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.