We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
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.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.