Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
– John F. Kennedy
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
â€“ Mahatma Gandhi
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
– Swami Vivekananda
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.
–Â Napoleon Bonaparte
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.
–Â Albert Einstein
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
– Karl Marx
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
– Abraham Lincoln