A human being is a deciding being.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.