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.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.