In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
People fall forward to success.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A human being is a deciding being.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.