The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
People fall forward to success.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.