The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.