To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
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.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.