Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
People fall forward to success.
Our true nationality is mankind.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.