If you are to be leaders, teachers, and guides among your people, you must have strength. No people can be fed, no people can be built up on flowers.
Strive to make something of yourself, then strive to make the most of yourself.
We should let our godliness exhale like th odor of flowers. We should live for the good of our kind, and strive for the salvation of the world.
We read the future by the past.
Let our posterity know that we their ancestors, uncultured and unlearned, amid all trials and temptations, were men of integrity.
The greatness of peoples springs from their ability to grasp the grand conceptions of being. It is the absorption of a people, of a nation, of a rare, in large majestic and abiding things which lifts them up to the skies.
Those too impressed with material things cannot hold their place n the world of culture; they are relegated to inferiority and ultimate death.
Color is nothing, anywhere. Civilized condition differences men, all over the globe.
It is only by closing the ears of the soul, or by listening too intently to the clamors of the sense, that we become oblivious of their utterances.
Labor is the fruit of civilization, not the basis of it.
All real success springs from that inward might which we exert upon society.
It is a sad reflection . . . that a sense of responsibility which comes with power is the rarest of things.
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