The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
— Ralph Nader

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King, Jr. function quote

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
— Winston Churchill

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
— Soren Kierkegaard

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald