People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A human being is a deciding being.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.