People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.