A Martian would think that the English worship at supermarkets, not in churches.
A society in which there are high levels of voluntary activity will simply be a better, happier place than one where there are not.
Faith is not a certainty. Faith is the courage to live with uncertainty.
Find people not to envy but to admire. Do not the profitable but the admirable deed. Live by ideals.
Freedom is not won by merely overthrowing a tyrannical ruler or an oppressive regime. That is usually only the prelude to a new tyranny, a new oppression.
Giving is what makes a nation great.
Happiness is not made by what we own. It is what we share.
Hate needs no logic. It is a sickness of the soul.
Hope, even more than necessity, is the mother of invention.
If we are to cherish freedom, and to guard it, we must remember what the alternative is: the bread of affliction and the bitter herbs of slavery.
Just as the natural environment depends on biodiversity, so the human environment depends on cultural diversity, because no one civilization encompasses all the spiritual, ethical and artistic expressions of mankind.
Marriage, sanctified by the bond of fidelity, is the nearest life gets to a work of art.
No great achiever- even those who made it seem easy- ever succeeded without hard work.
Parenthood involves massive sacrifice: money, attention, time and emotional energy.
Peace can be agreed around the conference table, but unless it grows in ordinary hearts and minds, it does not last. It may not even begin.
Technology gives us power, but it does not and cannot tell us how to use that power. Thanks to technology, we can instantly communicate across the world, but it still doesn't help us know what to say.
The greatest single antidote to violence is conversation.
The market economy is very good at wealth creation but not perfect at all about wealth distribution.
The twenty-first century is, and will remain, the Age of Insecurity.
The world we build tomorrow is born in the stories we tell our children today. Politics moves the pieces. Education changes the game.
Those who believe that liberal democracy and the free market can be defended by the force of law and regulation alone, without an internalized sense of duty and morality, are tragically mistaken.
To defend a country you need an army, but to defend a civilization you need education.
True freedom requires the rule of law and justice, and a judicial system in which the rights of some are not secured by the denial of rights to others.
We have no idea where the world is going, except that it's going there very fast.
When money rules, we remember the price of things and forget the value of things, and that is dangerous.
While we can remember the past, we cannot write the future. Only our children, the future of our community, can do that.
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