No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
People fall forward to success.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.