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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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 narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.