The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Our true nationality is mankind.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.