Thursday, August 25, 2011


I never had a policy; I have just
tried to do my very best each
and every day. 
~Abraham Lincoln

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to
none. ~William Shakespeare

Transcend political correctness
 and strive for human
 ~Anthony J. D'Angelo

Character is doing the right thing
 whennobody's looking.  There are
too many people who think that the
 only thing that's right is to get by, and
the only thing that's wrong is to get
 caught.  ~J.C. Watts

If you have integrity, nothing else
 matters. If you don't have integrity,
 nothing else matters.
 ~Alan Simpson

Character is much easier kept than
recovered.  ~Thomas Paine

There is no pillow so soft as a clear
conscience.  ~French Proverb

Don't try to be different.  Just be
 good.  To be good is different enough.
 ~Arthur Freed

Your life may be the only Bible
some people read.
 ~Author Unknown

Try not to become a man of success
 but rather try to become a man
of value.  ~Albert Einstein

The only exercise some people get is
 jumping to conclusions, running
down their friends, side-stepping
responsibility, and pushing their luck! 
~Author Unknown

Every job is a self-portrait of the
person who does it.  Autograph your
 work with excellence.
 ~Author Unknown

You can easily judge the character of
 a man by how he treats those who can
 do nothing for him.
  ~James D. Miles

My country is the world, and my
religion is to do good. 
~Thomas Paine

A man has to live with himself, and
he should see to it that he always
has good company. 
~Charles Evans Hughes

You do not wake up one morning
 a bad person.  It happens by a
thousand tiny surrenders of
self-respect to self-interest.
 ~Robert Brault,

A pure hand needs no glove to
cover it.  ~Nathaniel Hawthorne,
 The Scarlet Letter

To know what is right and not do
 it is the worst cowardice.

We judge ourselves by what we feel
 capable of doing, while others judge
us by what we have already done. 
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,
 Kavanagh, 1849

Goodness is the only investment
that never fails.
 ~Henry David Thoreau

In matters of principle, stand like
 a rock; in matters of taste, swim
with the current.
 ~Thomas Jefferson

It takes less time to do a thing right,
than it does to explain why you
 did it wrong. 
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

God grant me the courage not to
give up what I think is right even
 though I think it is hopeless.
  ~Chester W. Nimitz

Goodness is beauty in the best
~Christopher Marlowe

The line separating good and evil
passes not through states, nor between
 political parties either - but right
through every human heart.
 ~Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Men are not punished for their sins,
 but by them.
 ~Elbert Hubbard

Sometimes, to do the right thing,
 we must keep a promise we
never made.  ~Robert Brault