A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.