It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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 person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.