Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
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?
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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 narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.