Lots of countries, like Israel, live with terrorism every day, and it doesn’t impact their integrity. The big threat to America is the way we react to terrorism by throwing away what everybody values about our country – a commitment to human rights. America is a great nation because we are a good nation.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.
Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.
One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society… shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
If I wish to compose or write or pray or preach well, I must be angry. Then all the blood in my veins is stirred, and my understanding is sharpened.
Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control.
A lie cannot live.
Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.