The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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 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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.