I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
People fall forward to success.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A human being is a deciding being.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!