Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
People fall forward to success.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.