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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
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.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A human being is a deciding being.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!