Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A man is great by deeds, not by 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.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.