I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He gave yearnings and longings to be filled, and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted to feeding and clothing the body.
The Romans, we are told, were by nature a peculiarly warlike race.
It is part of the work of education to have substantive relationships with your students.
The novelist must look on humanity without partiality or prejudice. His sympathy, like that of the historian, must be unbounded, and untainted by sect or party.
The idea of equal rights was in the air.
I wanted to find ways for colleges and universities to become involved with public schools to help young people prepare for college.
Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.
Where the roots of private virtue are diseased, the fruit of public probity cannot but be corrupt.
Global political conditions make a direct American intervention difficult, but President Reagan’s messianic and visceral attitude toward the Nicaraguan revolution could mean it will happen as an act of desperation.
You do not build your own houses, nor make your own garments, nor bake your own bread, simply because you know that if you were to attempt all these things they would all be more or less ill done.