Our political institutions work remarkably well. They are designed to clang against each other. The noise is democracy at work.
Even rock stars are entitled to privacy.
If you’ve ever been in a position in your life where you just can’t take any more, you just have to get through the next second, and the next second after that.
Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character, and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years, these are portrayed as awful figures.
We really feel happier when things look bleak. Hope is endurance. Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord.
Our Founders always wondered about how long it would last. The price of liberty is everlasting vigilance. You’ve got to be on your guard every minute or you will lose it.
Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice.
The universe moves in the direction of Liberty.
Christians must be Jews. The truth of what we believe depends on the truth of Judaism, depends on the first covenant.
In most of history, societies have not been free. It’s a very rare society that is free. The default condition of human societies is tyranny.