A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.