I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
People fall forward to success.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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 is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.