To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man
Now the real beginnings of the ‘freedom’ which we have discussed for many years–and a heady freedom it is, coming after so many years of reaching outward for it–to finally discover all I had to do was reach inward, and it was there waiting all the time for me
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
A great preservative against angry and mutinous thoughts, and all impatience and quarreling, is to have some great business and interest in your mind, which, like a sponge shall suck up your attention and keep you from brooding over what displeases you.
Americans have the will to resist because you have weapons. If you don’t have a gun, freedom of speech has no power.