Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.