After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.