It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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 greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.