Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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?
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.