Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.
If the grace of God miraculously operates, it probably operates through the subliminal door.
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will.
People are so helpful. People will stop what they’re doing to show you something, to walk with you through a section of the town, or explain how a suspension bridge really works.
Dialectic thought is an attempt to break through the coercion of logic by its own means.
When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.
The ultimate lesson is that there is no immunity, no matter our age or the size of our retirement account, from going through constant cycles of integration and disintegration in which we are humbled and hopefully set to rights with the world again.
Women gain social influence through their roles as mothers, transmitters of culture, and parents for the next generation.
Our redemption through the suffering of Christ is that deeper love within us which not only frees us from slavery to sin, but also secures for us the true liberty of the children of God, in order that we might do all things out of love rather than out of fear – love for him that has shown us such grace that no greater can be found.