He is strong who conquers others; He who conquers himself is mighty.
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us–avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
A child’s hand in yours — what tenderness and power it arouses. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength.
America is the greatest, freest and most decent society in existence. It is an oasis of goodness in a desert of cynicism and barbarism. This country, once an experiment unique in the world, is now the last best hope for the world.
It’s counter to common sense, but common sense is only based on a very small subset of the universe.
I am convinced all of humanity is born with more gifts than we know. Most are born geniuses and just get de-geniused rapidly.