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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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 great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A human being is a deciding being.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.