Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer
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The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'
- Lao Tzu
I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
- Red Cloud
Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.
- Robert E. Lee
Nothing that you do will ever feel good if you let people convince you that you have no choice.
- Fiona Apple
A humorist is a person who feels bad, but who feels good about it.
- Don Herold
We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa
Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
- Oscar Wilde
I don't know if high society is different in other cities, but in Hollywood, important people can't stand to be invited someplace that isn't full of other important people. They don't mind a few unfamous people being present because they make good listeners.
- Marilyn Monroe