Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.