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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.