It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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?
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.
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.