People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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?
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission