People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A human being is a deciding being.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Our true nationality is mankind.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.