Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
People fall forward to success.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.