Genius is always accompanied by enthusiasm.
True freedom is where an individual's thoughts and actions are in alignment with that which is true, correct, and of honor - no matter the personal price.
There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life; some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures.
American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.
Architects of grandeur are often the master builders of disillusionment.
The supreme lesson of any education should be to think for yourself and to be yourself; absent this attainment, education creates dangerous, stupefying conformity.
Good manners are appreciated as much as bad manners are abhorred.
Callousness and insolence bring to bare unanimous social condemnation, while the simple efforts of politeness are admired; even in those who are otherwise despised.
Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.
The right to justice is something that no one can bestow, nor take away, for it is in one's heart.
Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent.
When trying to teach someone a boundary, they learn less from the enforcement of the boundary and more from the way the boundary was established.
One of the most important things one can do in life is to brutally question every single thing you are taught.
The worst bullies you will ever encounter in your life are your own thoughts.
One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.
Courteousness is consideration for others; politeness is the method used to deliver such considerations.
Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.
We believe we are the consumers, but we are the consumed.
The folly of endless consumerism sends us on a wild goose-chase for happiness through materialism.
The real violence is committed in the writing of history, the records of the legal system, the reporting of news, through the manipulation of social contracts, and the control of information.