Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
People fall forward to success.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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 greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.