All things are difficult before they are easy.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility every opportunity an obligation every possession a duty.
The moral immune system of this country has been weakened and attacked, and the AIDS virus is the perfect metaphor for it. The malignant neglect of the last twelve years has led to breakdown of our country's immune system, environmentally, culturally, politically, spiritually and physically.
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in 70 or 80 years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all.
If it was an overnight success, it was one long, hard, sleepless night.
I used to wake up at 4 A.M. and start sneezing, sometimes for five hours. I tried to find out what sort of allergy I had but finally came to the conclusion that it must be an allergy to consciousness.
To holy people the very name of Jesus is a name to feed upon, a name to transport. His name can raise the dead and transfigure and beautify the living.
It may just be because I get homesick, but I have concluded Washington's cherry blossoms are just plain overrated.
You didn't have to say it was gone. It was gone before it got outta here. It was gonna that fast.
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.