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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.