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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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?
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.