A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.