A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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?