People fall forward to success.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.