Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A human being is a deciding being.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than 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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.