Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.