He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.