from Bill Clinton speech-
People are more impressed by the power of our example rather than the example of our power...
Being President is like being the groundskeeper in a cemetery: there are a lot of people under you, but none of them are listening.
People around the world have always been more impressed by the power of our example than by the example of our power.
..each bloodletting hastens the next, and as the value of human life is degraded and violence becomes tolerated, the unimaginable becomes more conceivable.
violence sanctity-of-life degradation