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?
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.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.