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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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 world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.