The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: "If I stop to help this man what will happen to me?" But... the good Samaritan reversed the question: "If I do not stop to help this man what will happen to him?"

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I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed:

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal."

The quality not the longevity of one's life is what is important.

The quality not the longevity of one's life is what is important.

Life's most persistent and urgent question is 'What are you doing for others?'

Life's most persistent and urgent question is 'What are you doing for others?'

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

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    No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.

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