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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.