Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.