I believe firmly that in making ethical decisions, man has the prerogative of true freedom of choice.
One cannot be too extreme in dealing with social ills; the extreme thing is generally the true thing.
True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important.
A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state, if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself is powerless to do anything.
There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart – never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true; never to tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening.
The incarnation is true, not of Christ exclusively, but of Man universally, and God everlastingly.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary.
We were not meant to mask ourselves before our fellow-beings, but to be, through our human forms, true and clear utterances of the spirit within. Since God gave us these bodies, they must have been given us as guides to Him and revealers of Him.