Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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 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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.