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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.