People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.