When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
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.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.