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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.