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.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.