It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.