He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.