People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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?
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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 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.
A human being is a deciding being.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.