Quotes and thoughts
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.
All of us are experts at practising virtue at a distance.
Theodore M. Hesburgh
A dirty book is rarely dusty.
Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline.
Abraham J. Heschel
Self-respect knows no considerations.
Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The duty of literature is to note what counts, and to light up what is suited to the light. If it ceases to choose and to love, it becomes like a woman who gives herself without preference.
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