Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.