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 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.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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 person's a person, no matter how small.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.