There is something precious in our being mysteries to ourselves, in our being unable ever to see through even the person who is closest to our heart and to reckon with him as though he were a logical proposition or a problem in accounting.
It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins.
The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan value and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism.
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
Jerome P Fleishman
The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to uphold right, justice and ideals.