To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.

Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn't misuse it.

As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.

Peace is not just the absence of war. Like a cathedral, peace must be constructed patiently and with unshakable faith.

Anything done for another is done for oneself.

The truth is not always the same as the majority decision.

What shall I say? Everything that I could say would fade into insignificance compared with what my heart feels, and your hearts feel, at this moment.

The future starts today, not tomorrow.

An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.