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.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.