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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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?
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his 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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.