Suffering is one of life’s great teachers.
Within the hearts men loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success.
Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization it is the best part of refinement and in many ways an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness.
Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.
It has been my experience that if we make the effort to listen to people when we meet them and work to get to know them a little it is then easy to find something likeable in practically anyone.
The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination.
Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy no authority can revoke and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
True love is quiescent except in the nascent moments of true humility.
Sometimes power is all a person has so they will protect it even unto their own destruction for without power they have nothing.