Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...