It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Our true nationality is mankind.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.