Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
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.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.