Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him. ~Booker T. Washington
We - all of us, but especially the young - need around us individuals who possess a certain nobility, a language of soul, and qualities of human excellence worth imitating and striving for. Every parent knows this, which is why parents are concerned with both the company their children keep and the role models they … Continue reading The Need for Nobility
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on. ~ Oswald Spengler
Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return. ~ Nicholas Boileau-Despreaux
I agree...that there is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents. ~ Thomas Jefferson
Let your hand feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse, remembering always the estimation of the widow's mite. Not everyone that asketh deserveth charity; all however, are worthy of the inquiry or the deserving may suffer. ~ George Washington
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.