A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
People fall forward to success.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.