If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
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 man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.