How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
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.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.