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.
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.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.