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I like to see a man* proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so his place will be proud of him.
      
- Abraham Lincoln
 *and women, too!
      
- Hearts & Minds

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
       - Ann LandersA wise woman writing her thoughts on paper

It doesn't matter who you are or what you're doing, you must have ethics

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
       - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

I'd rather be right than President.
       - Henry Clay

The night is far spent; the day draws near. Let us cast off deeds of darkness and put on the armor or light. Let us live honorably, as in daylight...
       - Romans 13:12- 13a

True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.
       - Brigham Young

If you really want to be happy, always try to do what’s right.
       - Bill Blackman

Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
       - Margaret Chase Smith

Honest measures and weights are the Lord's delight.
       - The Bible

The imperative is to find what is right and to do it.
       - Barbara Jordan, American congresswoman and lawyer

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
       - Charles H. Spurgeon, British preacher and writer

Hearts are the strongest when they beat in response to noble ideals.
       - Ralph Bunch, American winner of Nobel Peace Prize

deciding which wayMany ways to go. Doing good is the only good one.

No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.
       - Andrew Carnegie

Don't be overwhelmed by decisions. Only consider the ethical ones - you'll find your options are much fewer

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
       - George Washington

Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
       - Mark Twain

Because we possess this ministry through God's mercy... we repudiate shameful underhanded practices. We do not resort to trickery or falsify the word of God. We proclaim the truth openly and commend ourselves to every man's conscience before God.
       - 2 Corinthians 4:2

The time is always right to do what is right.
       - Martin Luther King Jr.


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Original edition by Gary Hyink, Felicia Daniels, Alyssa Boyett, interns, and Bill Blackman, the president. Most recent edition by Katie Lusk, Hearts & Minds intern
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