Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors.
Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.
Government in the U.S. today is a senior partner in every business in the country.
Cynicism is intellectual treason.
Freedom of religion, as the Founding Fathers saw it, was not just the right to associate oneself with a certain denomination but the right to disassociate without penalty. Belief or nonbelief was a matter of individual choice – a right underwritten in the basic charter of the nation’s liberties.
Hope, purpose and determination are not merely mental states. They have electrochemical connections that affect the immune system.
If the United Nations is to survive, those who represent it must bolster it; those who advocate it must submit to it; and those who believe in it must fight for it.
All things are possible, once enough human beings realize that everything is at stake.
To talk about the need for perfection in man is to talk about the need for another species.
A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences.
Governments are not built to perceive large truths. Only people can perceive great truths. Governments specialize in small and intermediate truths. They have to be instructed by their people in great truths.
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.