I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.