People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.