All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.