A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
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.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.