A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
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.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.