I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A human being is a deciding being.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.