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We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.

John Locke (1632-1704) English philosopher.

Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.

Henri Frédéric Amiel (1821-1881) Swiss writer.

What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) American politician.

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) American politician.

A community is like the ones who govern it.

Marcus Tulius Cicero (106-43 BC) Writer, politician and great roman orator.

We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it.

Thomas H. Huxley (1825-1895) English biologist.

Who shall set a limit to the influence of a human being?

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) French mathematician, physicist and philosopher.

The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.

Jean Paul (1763-1825) German novelist and humorist.

Let him that would move the world, first move himself.

Socrates (BC 469-BC 399) Greek philosopher of Athens