Be strong so that you may not be rascal, and then you can do; others you can check. Otherwise, it will be impossible. How it is possible? A man is
drowning. If you are strong enough, you can save him. But if you also become drowned, then how you’ll save him? So the everything is there. Save yourself, save others. This is our Krsna consciousness movement. First of all save yourself; then try to save others. Or both things can go on simultaneously.
Srila Prabhupada — February 14, 1977, Mayapur