Wednesday, August 14, 2013



Two things awe me the most, the starry sky above me, and the moral law within me.  
'Immanuel Kant'

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
'Mark Twain'

The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.
'Dietrich Bonhoeffer'

We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color out of our moral character, from those who are around us.
'John Locke'

Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy.  Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
'William Butler Yeats'

The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.
'HL Mencken'

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.
'Margaret Chase Smith'

Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it.   It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.
'Mahatma Gandhi'

Moral certainty, clear standards, and a commitment to spiritual ideals will set you apart in a world that searches for meaning.
'Mitt Romney'

We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.
'Robert Green Ingersoll'

I am very disappointed in my country right now, because I think we've kind of lost our moral compass.
'Billy Corgan'

The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them;  their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
'Jean Paul'

It's a moral question about whether we have the right to exterminate species.
'David Attenborough'

The most powerful moral influence is example.
'Huston Smith'

And, finally......

Be the CHANGE that you want to see in the World.

Make a difference.  Tom G.

1 comment:

  1. Oh Tom, you have been saving up for this post. I like the Billy Corgan post! So true. I hope you are healing from your recent surgery. From the looks of Christine's post/pictures it looks like you are certainly enjoying the grandkids! Have a great rest of the week! Sunshine from Florida!! Jude