Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.