People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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?
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.