Patriotism is a thing difficult to put into words. It is neither precisely an emotion nor an opinion, nor a mandate, but a state of mind — a reflection of our own personal sense of worth, and respect for our roots. Love of country plays a part, but it’s not merely love. Neither is it...
Commitment is a curse if it interferes with righteousness.
I worked on Mauna Kea for over five years and saw my health severely degrade during that time. Thetwo long term summit workers that I knew well died of disease conditions, another worker went on tocommit suicide, and others were argumentative.
I never felt settled or calm. You can’t really commit to life when you feel that.
I don’t need a piece of paper to suggest that I can commit myself.
If you don’t do it my way, I suggest you commit suicide.
men do not suspect faults which they do not commit
Every day I think, ‘Can I commit?’ I think I can and that I will.