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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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 was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.