Faced with a choice between changing one’s mind and proving there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy with the proof.
To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves.
“Up to a point a person’s life is shaped by environment, heredity, and changes in the world about them. Then there comes a time when it lies within their grasp to shape the clay of their life into the sort of thing they wish it to be. Only the weak blame parents, their race, their times, lack of good fortune or the quirks of fate. Everyone has the power to say, "This I am today. That I shall be tomorrow.”