A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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.