When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.