Our true nationality is mankind.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.