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America
Engrave this Quote I don't see America as a mainland, but as a sea, a big ocean. Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops, and it seems it will engulf everything. Wait a moment, another current will appear and bring the first one to naught.
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-Jacques Maritain
Character
Engrave this Quote We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
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-Jacques Maritain
Gratitude
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
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-Jacques Maritain, Reflections on America, ch. 17
Ideas
Engrave this Quote A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
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-Jacques Maritain
Power
Engrave this Quote Authority and power are two different things: power is the force by means of which you can oblige others to obey you. Authority is the right to direct and command, to be listened to or obeyed by others. Authority requests power. Power without authority is tyranny.
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-Jacques Maritain

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