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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.