Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
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.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.