A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.