The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
People fall forward to success.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.