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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
People fall forward to success.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.