In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
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.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.