It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.