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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
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?
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.