Everybody acts not only under external compulsion but also in accordance with inner necessity.
The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.
Only the Catholic Church protested against the Hitlerian onslaught on liberty. Up till then I had not been interested in the Church, but today I feel a great admiration for the Church, which alone has had the courage to struggle for spiritual truth and moral liberty.
The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think.
If someone can enjoy marching to music in rank and file, I can feel only contempt for him; he has received his large brain by mistake, a spinal cord would have been enough.