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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.