I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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 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.