Honesty isn’t a policy at all; it’s a state of mind or it isn’t honesty.
~ Eugene L’Hote

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough.
~ Frank Crane


If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
~ Spanish proverb

Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.
~ John Cogley


You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.
~ Martin Luther

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
~ Abraham Lincoln


Fairness is what justice really is.
~ Potter Stewart

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.
~ Dennis Wholey


May I never get too busy in my own affairs that I fail to respond to the needs of others with kindness and compassion.
~ Thomas Jefferson

A kind word is like a spring day.
~ Russian proverb


This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.
~ Theodore Roosevelt

In a time of social fragmentation, vulgarity becomes a way of life. To be shocking becomes more important — and often more profitable — than to be civil or creative or truly original.
~ Al Gore


Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
~ Abraham Lincoln

Character is much easier kept than recovered.
~ Thomas Paine

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