It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.