A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
People fall forward to success.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A human being is a deciding being.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.