People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.