Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.