When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.