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.
Every man lives in two realms: the internal and the external. The internal is that realm of spiritual ends expressed in art, literature, morals, and religion. The external is that complex of devices, techniques, mechanisms, and instrumentalities by means of which we live.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.