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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.