Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.