What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
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?
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.