A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...