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.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
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.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.