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 world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.