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.
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.
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.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.