Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.
The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
Greatness is not manifested by unlimited pragmatism, which places such a high premium on the end justifying any means and any methods.
Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration. Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought.
I believe that in our constant search for security we can never gain any peace of mind until we are secure in our own soul.
We should not permit tolerance to degenerate into indifference.