Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.