A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
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.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.