The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.
Politics are not the task of a Christian.
If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.
One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons.