We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind with a tender heart.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying...that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
— Alexander Pope
It takes less time to do a thing right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong.
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To be pure and strong, to be honest and earnest, to be kindly and thoughtful, and in all to be true, to be manly and womanly. He can do more for others who has done most with himself.
— S.D. Gordon
I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of the "Honest Man."
— George Washington
The height of your accomplishments will equal the depth of your convictions.
— William F. Scolavino
I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.
— Leo C. Rosten
Unswerving loyalty to duty, constant devotion to truth, and a clear conscience will overcome every discouragement and surely lead the way to usefulness and high achievement.