What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.