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We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.
Jimmy Carter, US President (b. 1924)
Always do right! This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known as Mark Twain, US author (1835-1910)
Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.
Thomas Jonathan ‘Stonewall’ Jackson, US general (1824-1863)
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (1724-1804)
All ambitions are lawful, except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
Joseph Conrad, Polish/British author (1857-1924)
No-one can earn a million dollars honestly.
William Jennings Bryan, US statesman (1860-1925)
The measure of a man’s character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
Thomas Babington Macaulay, British historian, essayist (1800-1859)
Character is doing what’s right when nobody’s looking.
J C Watts, US politician (b. 1957)
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr, US civil rights leader (1929-1968)
I either want less corruption, or more chance to participate in it.
Ashleigh Brilliant, British philosopher, author (b. 1933)
It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.
Alfred Adler, Austrian psychiatrist (1870-1937)
These are my principles. If you don’t like them I have others.
Julius Henry ‘Groucho’ Marx, US comic actor (1890-1977)