It took me years of attempts and failed drafts before I finally wrote the elegies I needed to write.
Among the qualities most needed among those who aspire to true leadership in the fostering of peace and goodwill among the nations and in overcoming racial and religious antagonism is the cooperative spirit and objective.
So far as we live and strive at all, our lives are various, are needed for the whole, and are unique.
We read Robert Browning’s poetry. Here we needed no guidance from the professor: the poems themselves were enough.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
It’s easy to complain that pharmaceutical companies place profits over people and apparently care more about hair loss than TB. However, many in the pharmaceutical industry would be glad for the opportunity to reorient their research toward medicines that are truly needed, provided only that such research is financially sustainable.
In every age have mighty spirits dwelt unseen with man, biding the hour that needed them.
My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough, someone who needed smoothing.
Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient – philanthropic prudence is also needed.
Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.