Books are humanity in print.
We assume, to begin with, that the individual is at least as complex in his internal structure as the language is which he speaks – otherwise, how could he speak a language which is complex?
There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.
Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn’t there.
I want the reader to turn the page and keep on turning until the end.
Some people, however long their experience or strong their intellect, are temperamentally incapable of reaching firm decisions.
Our problem is not to find better values but to be faithful to those we profess.
If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.
Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It’s the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.
Today’s practicality is often no more than the accepted form of yesterday’s theory.