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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.