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.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be