Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.