In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Our true nationality is mankind.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.