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.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.