Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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?