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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
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.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.