There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
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.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.