Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.