America is a place of heroes, honor, achievement, and respect. But it is also a place where heroism is often confused with celebrity, honor with fame, true achievement with popularity, individual respect with political correctness. …

Alexis de Tocqueville author of Democracy in America warned about “not so much the immorality of the great as the fact that immorality may lead to greatness.” …

Pericles said two thousand years ago, “For it is only love of honor that never grows old; and honor it is, not gain as some would have it, that rejoices the heart of age and helplessness.”

–William J. Bennett
Co-founder of Empower America
(now FreedomWorks)
Editor of The Book of Virtues