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.
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A person's a person, no matter how small.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.