Category: Inspiration

Various quotes, contemporary and past. Inspired by Bobby Kennedy’s “Make Gentle the Life of this World” and Leo Tolstoy’s “A Calendar of Wisdom.”

The Law and Lawyers

In May 1954, M. Paul Claussen, Jr., a 12-year-old boy living in Alexandria, Virginia, sent a letter to Mr. Justice Felix Frankfurter in which he wrote that he was interested in “going into the law as a career” and requested advice as to “some ways to start preparing myself while still in junior high school.” ...

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself…”

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or ...