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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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 people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.