A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
People fall forward to success.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
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.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.