I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.