Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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 man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.