"Permanent superiority has never been realized by any nation in history. After the rise comes the fall."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Paul Harris on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Paul Harris on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Paul Harris on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Paul Harris on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Paul Harris on Thomas Jefferson
"One's nativity is not of his own choosing, but whatever it may be, it is entitled to respect and all nations have honorable place in the world's family."
"In the clashes between ignorance and intelligence, ignorance is generally the aggressor."
"The higher the general average of intelligence, all things else being equal, the less the disposition to be meddlesome, critical, and overbearing."
"To attempt to superimpose its views through the exercise of force, is seldom the part of intelligence it is frequently the part of ignorance."
"Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of sympathy have been touched."