Get QuoteDark Inspirational Quotes App
" My parents had always preached the virtues of hard work. But hard work is one thing; economic struggle is another. "
" The only genuine elite is the elite of those men and women who gave their lives to justice and charity. "
" There is an alternative to war. It has been with us forever. "
" As far as I was concerned, the Depression was an ill wind that blew some good. If it hadn't occurred, my parents would have given me my college education. As it was, I had to scrabble for it. "
" In the Peace Corps, the volunteer must be a fully developed, mature person. He must not join to run abroad or escape problems. "
" Respect for another man's opinion is worthy. It is the realization that any opinion is valuable, for it is the sign of a rational being. "
" It is precisely our job as Catholics to speak the truth as plainly and precisely as we can. "
" If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society. "
" I don't think the Gallup Poll technique is going to be very helpful in determining the goals of our educational system. "
" It wouldn't kill me if I were never nominated or elected to anything. "
" It's the most rewarding thing to be a civil servant. "
" The Peace Corps is guilty of enthusiasm and a crusading spirit. But we're not apologetic about it. "
" He who knows all things and believes nothing is damned. "
" I want to warn anyone who sees the Peace Corps as an alternative to the draft that life may well be easier at Fort Dix or at apost in Germany than it will be with us. "
" I can remember at college, living on 30-cent meals. "
" The natural idealism of youth is an idealism, alas, for which we do not always provide as many outlets as we should. "
" When Roosevelt came along, I approved of his program, generally. I figured an economic system should work for people, not vice versa. "
" If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college. "
" I never ride just to ride. I ride to catch a fox. I play baseball to make the team. "
" Being accused of enthusiasm is something I'll never live down. "
" It is well to be prepared for life as it is, but it is better to be prepared to make life better than it is. "
" Any idealist who tries to join the Peace Corps must realize he is not going to change the world overnight. "
Change The World
" Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education. "
" Jews have suffered persecution from misguided Christians who tortured the Jews for their part in killing Christ. These Christians forgot that Christ died because of the sins of all men. "
" Do the job first. Worry about the clearance later. "
" The roots of racism lie deep in man's nature, wounded and bruised by original sin. "
" A line has to be drawn somewhere between what is essential and what is peripheral. "
" Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them? "
" Working in an underdeveloped land for two or three years, the volunteer will often find that his work is routine and full of frustration. "
" Does politics have to be injected into everything? "
" We must treat the disease of racism. This means we must understand the disease. "