To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.