I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.
If you don’t like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.
If I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free, – Angels alone that soar above, Enjoy such liberty.
I could not love thee, dear, so much, loved I not honor more.
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
Only barbarians are not curious about where they come from, how they came to be where they are, where they appear to be going, whether they wish to go there, and if so, why, and if not, why not.
You didn’t have a choice about the parents you inherited, but you do have a choice about the kind of parent you will be.
That’s my prescription for a happy marriage – marry someone who doesn’t do anything similar to what you do.
In politics, there are no friends.
It never occurred to me that I was not going to challenge segregation.