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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.