Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good 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.
A human being is a deciding being.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.