We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.