Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the governing of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the forms of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question.Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address
Don't worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward.Dr. Laura Schlessinger
'Tis a sharp medicine, but it will cure all that ails you. -- last words before his beheaddingSir Walter Raleigh
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.Samuel Ullman
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.Mark Twain
Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, form our true honor.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I have tried so hard to do the right.
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.