Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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 human being is a deciding being.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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 great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.