When Roosevelt came along, I approved of his program, generally. I figured an economic system should work for people, not vice versa.
I want to warn anyone who sees the Peace Corps as an alternative to the draft that life may well be easier at Fort Dix or at apost in Germany than it will be with us.
If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society.
It is well to be prepared for life as it is, but it is better to be prepared to make life better than it is.
There is an alternative to war. It has been with us forever.
It is precisely our job as Catholics to speak the truth as plainly and precisely as we can.
The roots of racism lie deep in man's nature, wounded and bruised by original sin.
Any idealist who tries to join the Peace Corps must realize he is not going to change the world overnight.
If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college.
Respect for another man's opinion is worthy. It is the realization that any opinion is valuable, for it is the sign of a rational being.
I don't have to run the Peace Corps. I could live without seeing my picture in the newspapers and without being interviewed.
In the Peace Corps, the volunteer must be a fully developed, mature person. He must not join to run abroad or escape problems.
The Peace Corps is guilty of enthusiasm and a crusading spirit. But we're not apologetic about it.
The Peace Corps would give thousands of young Americans a chance to see at first hand the conditions in remote areas of the world.
I don't think the Gallup Poll technique is going to be very helpful in determining the goals of our educational system.