It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
People fall forward to success.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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?