America's criminal justice system isn't known for rehabilitation. I'm not sure that, as a society, we are even interested in that concept anymore.
The hope of the world lies in the rehabilitation of the living human being, not just the body but also the soul.
All emphasis in American prisons is on punishment, retribution, and disparagement, and almost none is on rehabilitation.
What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
I know what it's like to be ignored, and I think that is the big problem about the prison system: These people are being thrown away. There is no sense of rehabilitation. In some places, they are trying to do things. But, in most cases, it's a holding cell.
If even a small fraction of the money we now spend on trying to enforce drug prohibition were devoted to treatment and drug rehabilitation, in an atmosphere of compassion not punishment, the reduction in drug usage and in the harm done to users could be dramatic.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
I believe the second half of one's life is meant to be better than the first half. The first half is finding out how you do it. And the second half is enjoying it.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The rehabilitation of order as a universal principle, however, suggested at the same time that orderliness by itself is not sufficient to account for the nature of organized systems in general or for those created by man in particular.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Intent is what can make a man succeed when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
To succeed, we must first believe that we can.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Regardless of who you are or what you have been, you can be what you want to be.
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind.
The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.
Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Age has extremely little to do with anything that matters. The difference between one age and another is, as a rule, enormously exaggerated.
The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully.
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