The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
People fall forward to success.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
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.