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.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
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.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.