“It was once said that the moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the aged; and those in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.” Hubert H. Humphrey November 1, 1977, at the dedication of the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Congressional Record, November 4, 1977, vol 123, p. 37287.
“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” Albert Einstein
“Your beliefs become your thoughts, your thoughts become your words, your words become your actions, your actions become your habits, your habits become your values, and your values become your destiny.” — Mahatma Gandhi
“Yesterday we spoke of mercy — for the elderly, the poor, the sick and the suffering who this legislation clearly leaves behind. But this is about more than mercy, it is about common decency. Because there is nothing more universally human than the stubborn truth that fortunes change. That no one among us is immune to illness or addiction or bad luck or real loss. So we fortify a system of shared protections that are deep and strong enough to catch any brother or sister who falls. Shame on those who take that protection for granted.” Joe Kennedy III March 9, 2017
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
“It’s funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they’ll do practically anything you want them to.” ― J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” — Mahatma Gandhi