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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.