"In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Robert Hall on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Robert Hall on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Robert Hall on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Robert Hall on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Robert Hall on Booker T. Washington
"In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best."
"A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity."
"Rising health care spending occurs because it is beneficial, not a burden on the economy."
"Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history."
"We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days."