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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
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.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.