Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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 capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
People fall forward to success.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A human being is a deciding being.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.