That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
People fall forward to success.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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 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 person's a person, no matter how small.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.