These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.