I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
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 may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.