Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
People fall forward to success.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.