Clifton Taulbert quotes

  • You either die a hero or live long enough to become the villain.

  • Often we want people to pray for us and help us, but we always defeat our object when we look too much to them and lean upon them. The true secret of union is for both to look upon God, and in the act of looking past themselves to Him they are unconsciously united.

  • We must see what in the Israeli identity - in the Israeli - we can give to other people rather than speaking so often of taking, expanding territory.

  • Major sports are major parts of society. It's not anomalous to have people who love sports come from other parts of that society.

  • People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.

  • Find a need and fill it. Successful businesses are founded on the needs of people.

  • The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but can not do at all, or can not so well do, for themselves – in their separate, and individual capacities.

  • It is the local community that needs to own the commitment to education.

  • Young people often serve as scapegoats for the challenges communities face. At the same time, they are routinely pushed away from connecting to their communities as serious problem-solvers capable of changing the world.

  • I would hope that the staffs at juvenile detention centers and reform schools are carefully chosen so that there is a community of support and hope.

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