Saturday, June 26

Upholding Honor

“On the battlefield, when surrounded and cheered by pomp, excitement, and admiration of devoted comrades, and inspired by strains of martial music and the hope of future reward, it is comparatively easy to be a hero, to do heroic deeds. But to uphold honor in ordinary circumstances, to be a hero in common life, that is a genuine achievement meriting our highest admiration.” Booker T. Washington

2 comments:

John8com said...

That..is a knee-buckling quote.

Brad

simple living said...

yes...sometimes it's so hard to face felling so ordinary ~ this is an encouraging word ~