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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
People fall forward to success.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.