Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations yes but above all with blazing serene hope.
The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause as for instance the black man's right to his body or woman's right to her soul.
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
If I had been elected president in 1948 history would be vastly different. I...