More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.