The roots of racism lie deep in man's nature, wounded and bruised by original sin.
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.
Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education.
My parents were second cousins. That is enough to explain all of my peculiarities.
If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society.
We must treat the disease of racism. This means we must understand the disease.
The Peace Corps is guilty of enthusiasm and a crusading spirit. But we're not apologetic about it.
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.
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.
Racists are irrational and illogical in their attempts to justify their prejudices.
The only genuine elite is the elite of those men and women who gave their lives to justice and charity.
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.
Any idealist who tries to join the Peace Corps must realize he is not going to change the world overnight.
Working in an underdeveloped land for two or three years, the volunteer will often find that his work is routine and full of frustration.
I never ride just to ride. I ride to catch a fox. I play baseball to make the team.
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