Because a quotation for everything saves original thinking for cognitive misers, here is some. Five, to be exact. 

  1. “I wish that I may never think the smiles of the great and powerful a sufficient inducement to turn aside from the straight path of honesty and the convictions of my own mind.”
    -David Ricardo
  2. “Doing what is right is easy. The problem is knowing what is right.”
    -Lyndon B. Johnson
  3. “And so it goes.”
    -Kurt Vonnegut
  4. “The need to choose, to sacrifice some ultimate values to others, turns out to be a permanent characteristic of the human predicament.”
    -Isaiah Berlin
  5. “The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.”
    –Alexis de Tocqueville