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.
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.