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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...