The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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 are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.