Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
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.
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.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.