On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?