The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.