How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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 highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.