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Jon Huntsman, Jr. – 11 Quotes

 

11 Quotes by Jon Huntsman, Jr.

 

I was criticized at some level within the Republican Party by those who say government should not be in the economic development business at all. My response is that the only country I know that doesn’t have an economic development plan is Papa New Guinea.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.


The rest of the world cares about how we conduct our affairs because they then take that lead. We’re the only leader in the world today. Some are wishing us well, others think that we’re down and are not going to get back up again, but they are all watching with great interest to see how we conduct our business over the next couple of years.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.


We have lost that which has made us great over the generations, and that is the sense of individual and personal responsibility that we can come up, we can pursue our dreams and our aspirations and we won’t be blocked by government regulation, by the inability to get a loan as a small business to make our dreams come true.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.


Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.


I’m not sure it’s the stimulus money that will necessarily allow the economy to recover. It will help to fortify our budgets, frankly, to ensure that there isn’t as much backsliding in the areas of education and healthcare, for example.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.


People truly reaching across boundaries – be they religious or race, political or geographic. A state that is sincerely civil and respectful of each individual’s pathway toward life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness will be our goal.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.


In our own state, we came up with, I think, what was a very novel approach to closing the gap on the uninsured. To harmonize medical records – which was a major step in getting costs out of the system.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.


Normal people don’t just wake up in the morning and say I think it’d be a good idea to run for president of the United States.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.


Politics is a lot of serendipity. You’re in the right place and the right time and you’ve got the right message, and it either connects for you or, or it doesn’t.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.


I respect the president. He and I have a difference of opinion on how to help the country we both love. But the question each of us wants the voters to answer is who will be the better president, not who is the better American.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.


We’re fighting an enemy that is far different than any we have got before. It’s a nontraditional kind of war, and I think we need to step back, recalibrate how we go about protecting our borders and protecting our people, and resetting our position in the world.

– Jon Huntsman, Jr.



Floyd Mayweather, Jr. – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

 

I’ve set the model of showing fighters how they should conduct their business.

– Floyd Mayweather, Jr.


I haven’t took no punishment. There’s nothing cool about taking punishment.

– Floyd Mayweather, Jr.


I’ll back up anything my dad says.

– Floyd Mayweather, Jr.


My kids are the future of the Mayweather family and of the Mayweather brand. I feel our family is stronger if we stay together.

– Floyd Mayweather, Jr.


Most people should be talking about how Floyd Mayweather is a great undefeated future Hall of Famer that’s his own promoter and that works extremely hard to get to where he’s at. Instead, all you hear is hate and jealous remarks from critics who criticize me and, you know, most of the time, the people that criticize me can’t do what I can do.

– Floyd Mayweather, Jr.


Once I am in the square circle, I am in my home.

– Floyd Mayweather, Jr.


You hear certain things, negative things, all the time that aren’t true, but you never hear about the positive.

– Floyd Mayweather, Jr.


Don’t ever know who you may meet, or just because a person may not be dressed up all fancy, don’t mean they’re not an important person. You just don’t ever know who you’re gonna meet in life. So that’s why I look at everybody as equal. Can’t just judge. I treat everybody with respect. Every man.

– Floyd Mayweather, Jr.


I feel like everybody is against Floyd Mayweather. I don’t get any respect.

– Floyd Mayweather, Jr.



Joseph Smith, Jr. – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Joseph Smith, Jr.

 

A man filled with the love of God is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race.

– Joseph Smith, Jr.


The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.

– Joseph Smith, Jr.


Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top.

– Joseph Smith, Jr.


I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.

– Joseph Smith, Jr.


If you do not accuse each other, God will not accuse you. If you have no accuser you will enter heaven. What many people call sin is not sin I do many things to break down superstition, and I will break it down.

– Joseph Smith, Jr.


Although I do wrong, I do not the wrongs that I am charged with doing the wrong that I do is through the frailty of human nature, like other men. No man lives without fault.

– Joseph Smith, Jr.


Take away the Book of Mormon and the revelations, and where is our religion? We have none.

– Joseph Smith, Jr.


What is the damnation of hell? To go with that society who have not obeyed His commands.

– Joseph Smith, Jr.


In your hands or that of any other person, so much power would, no doubt, be dangerous. I am the only man in the world whom it would be safe to trust with it. Remember, I am a prophet!

– Joseph Smith, Jr.



William F. Buckley, Jr. – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by William F. Buckley, Jr.

 

The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.

– William F. Buckley, Jr.


Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples’ money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people’s freedom and security.

– William F. Buckley, Jr.


I’d rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.

– William F. Buckley, Jr.


A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling ‘Stop!’

– William F. Buckley, Jr.


I won’t insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.

– William F. Buckley, Jr.


I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would affront your intelligence.

– William F. Buckley, Jr.


To buy very good wine nowadays requires only money. To serve it to your guests is a sign of fatigue.

– William F. Buckley, Jr.


There is an inverse relationship between reliance on the state and self-reliance.

– William F. Buckley, Jr.


Truth is a demure lady, much too ladylike to knock you on your head and drag you to her cave. She is there, but people must want her, and seek her out.

– William F. Buckley, Jr.



Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 

Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


The great act of faith is when a man decides he is not God.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


Men must turn square corners when they deal with the Government.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


Beware how you take away hope from any human being.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.



H. Jackson Brown, Jr. – 21 Quotes

 

21 Quotes by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

If you’re doing your best, you won’t have any time to worry about failure.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Luck marches with those who give their very best.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


In business or in life, don’t follow the wagon tracks too closely.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people’s bad manners.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


When you are angry or frustrated, what comes out? Whatever it is, it’s a good indication of what you’re made of.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Choose your life’s mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Never deprive someone of hope it might be all they have.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Be smarter than other people, just don’t tell them so.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they’re already asleep.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


We’re constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.



Harry Connick, Jr. – 33 Quotes

 

33 Quotes by Harry Connick, Jr.

 

My Dad is my hero.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I have those dreams that you can’t put into words.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I practice and work hard at my music, but I’m not saving lives here.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


Well, my dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I only tour in short bursts, I’m only ever away from my family and three daughters for a month or two.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I think a dad has to make his daughter feel that he’s genuinely interested in what she’s going through.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


It is jazz music that called me to be a musician and I have always sang the songs that moved me the most.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


Marriage has made me a lot happier and I’m deeply in love with my wife, and I thank God for her every day.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


There’s an album by Antonio Carlos Jobim – the album with ‘The Girl From Ipanema.’ That’s the most seductive music ever.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


Golf is good, it means I get some fresh air and exercise, take my mind off work and see some of the landscape of the place I’m visiting.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


My dad and mom believed that you do what you have to do in private and don’t make a big deal out of it. Just try to help people as much as you can.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


We would like to get to a point in our society where people really are colorblind and this message would not have to be told anymore. Unfortunately, we’re not there yet.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I have no doubt that the government of this great nation will work with its people to lead New Orleans and the Gulf Coast back to an enlightened, proud, safe part of the world.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I’m not a movie star. People know me, but they don’t necessarily know what they know me for. I get recognised, but it’s not like Justin Bieber. It’s a nice thing, people are cool.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


My Dad is my hero. He’s 85 now and he is in great health. He is handsome and strong. He has an incredible moral and ethical backbone. I couldn’t have been luckier with my parents.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


You know what’s funny? I don’t ever feel the need to escape. I have a strong marriage. I like my life. You hear about these guys having midlife crises – I don’t see that happening to me.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


‘The Christmas Song,’ by Nat King Cole, is not only a masterful performance to me it just sounds like the holidays. I’ve never sung it, because Nat’s version is so perfect. I gotta leave it alone.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I don’t really get shaken very much. People could heckle me, a spotlight could go out, I could forget a lyric… I’m not operating on somebody’s brain, you know what I mean? So I just think it’s all funny.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I’m sure that there are reasonable people that had some reasonable projections about the future of New Orleans, but none of those could include not trying to rebuild the city and make it better than it was before.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


My mom and I were super tight. I think she really wanted me to be an artist, you know? She used to like to tell people she wanted to be Beethoven’s mother. That was her thing. She wanted to be the mother of this person.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I used to go to Bourbon Street when I was a kid and there would be club after club after club of people who were around when the music started. I mean these are legendary, maybe not so well known, but legendary musicians.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


A lot of the music that you listen to now is because of the things that the Meters did, the Neville Brothers did, and they’re there, the guys who invented those beats that the guys sample today. Such an enormous opportunity.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


We have been working with Habitat for Humanity and we have built eighty homes, 80% of which are being lived in by New Orleans’ musicians. It is called the Musicians’ Village and at the center is the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I’ve been all over the world. I love New York, I love Paris, San Francisco, so many places. But there’s no place like New Orleans. It’s got the best food. It’s got the best music. It’s got the best people. It’s got the most fun stuff to do.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I love my wife and I know she loves me. We’re best friends. We’re just lucky to have found each other. It takes a lot of work but I just feel very blessed that I found the right person. It’s a very fortunate situation and not everyone has that.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


I’m not trying to be romantic. I think you can tell when people are trying to be sexy onstage. When I was doing ‘All the Way,’ I was really thinking about my wife. People don’t know my personal experience, but they can tell it’s an honest interpretation.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


You have to read scripts and audition and develop relationships. It takes a long time to develop a body of work but over the last 25 years I guess I’ve done that many movies. In hindsight it may seem effortless, but there’s a lot of work that goes into it.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


The whole ‘American Idol’ way of looking at things is the antithesis of what I grew up with. There are a whole lot of kids wanting to be famous now, whereas if I’d even mentioned that word to one of my teachers, I would have got into a whole load of trouble.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


Before I had kids I’d go out on the road for months and months at a time, but now I don’t think I’d want to do that anymore, because I’d miss too much time at home, so it’s just a matter of monitoring how much work that I do and how much time I’m on the road.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


It is really rare to find someone you really, really love and that you want to spend your life with and all that stuff that goes along with being married. I am one of those lucky people. And I think she feels that way too. So the romantic stuff is easy because you want them to be happy.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


My dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years. And when he opened his campaign headquarters back in the early ’70s, when I was 5 years old, my mother wanted me to play the national anthem. And they got an upright piano on the back of a flatbed truck and I played it.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


It is jazz music that called me to be a musician and I have always sang the songs that moved me the most. Singers, like Frank Sinatra and myself, we interpret the songs that we like. Not unlike a Shakespearean actor that goes back to the greatest words ever written, we go back to the greatest songs.

– Harry Connick, Jr.


There are more than 300,000 families in the Gulf region that lost their homes and are waiting for peace of mind. The hurricane exposed the sad reality of poverty in America. We saw, in all its horrific detail, the vulnerabilities of living in inadequate housing and the heartbreak of losing one’s home.

– Harry Connick, Jr.



Martin Luther King, Jr. – 64 Quotes

 

64 Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


We must use time creatively.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


The time is always right to do what is right.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


That old law about ‘an eye for an eye’ leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one’s soul.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


It is incontestable and deplorable that Negroes have committed crimes but they are derivative crimes. They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


We have guided missiles and misguided men.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies – or else? The chain reaction of evil – hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars – must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


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

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


We are not makers of history. We are made by history.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society… shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


I am not interested in power for power’s sake, but I’m interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


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?’

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


I just want to do God’s will. And he’s allowed me to go to the mountain. And I’ve looked over, and I’ve seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor it must be demanded by the oppressed.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Darkness cannot drive out darkness only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


The sweltering summer of the Negro’s legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.