Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
The family is the school of duties - founded on love
An optimist is a person who sees only the lights in the picture, whereas a pessimist sees only the shadows. An idealist, however, is one who sees the light and the shadows, but in addition sees something else: the possibility of changing the picture, of making the lights prevail over the shadows.
No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state
Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit.
To care for anyone else enough to make their problems one's own, is ever the beginning of one's real ethical development.
The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
It is written that the last enemy to be vanquished is death. We should begin early in life to vanquish this enemy by obliterating every trace of the fear of death from our minds.