William Sloane Coffin Quotes

I love the recklessness of faith. First you leap and then you grow wings.

William Sloane Coffin

It's too bad that one has to conceive of sports as being the only arena where risks are, [for] all of life is risk exercise. That's the only way to live more freely, and more interestingly.

William Sloane Coffin

Without love, violence will change the world; it will change it into a more violent one.

William Sloane Coffin

The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love.

William Sloane Coffin

In our time all it takes for evil to flourish is for a few good men to be a little wrong and have a great deal of power, and for the vast majority of their fellow citizens to remain indifferent.

William Sloane Coffin

Hope is a state of mind independent of the state of the world. If your heart's full of hope, you can be persistent when you can't be optimistic. You can keep the faith despite the evidence, knowing that only in so doing has the evidence any chance of changing. So while I'm not optimistic, I'm always very hopeful.

William Sloane Coffin

People who fear disorder more than injustice will only produce more of both.

William Sloane Coffin

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