Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?