Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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 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
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.