"The very strength of a nation eventually proves to be its weakness."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Paul Harris on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Paul Harris on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Paul Harris on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Paul Harris on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Paul Harris on Ernest Hemingway
"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."
"Permanent superiority has never been realized by any nation in history. After the rise comes the fall."
"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."