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Trust the Boat

Since drowning is inevitable Never trust the boat But do Trust the river.
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"Tragedies depict characters making mistakes, rather than inherent flaws in character."

Tragedies depict characters making mistakes, rather than inherent flaws in character.
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On Defeating ISIS

I don’t have the answers to ISIS, or how to defeat them. But I do know this: at the end of the day, love and unity will have the victory. If we are to get there, we have to remain fully human.
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On Deep Questions + Companionship

With religious freedom comes a responsibility to find non-doctrinal ways to address deep questions of meaning and purpose in places like our public schools. Many young people flounder because they get so little companionship from their elders as they try to understand what their lives are all about.
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On the Inner Search

One of the great purposes of the American nation is to shelter and guard the rights of all men and women to seek the conditions and the companions necessary for the inner search.
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On Helping the Poor

If [America] is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, either we have to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are, or we've got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don't want to do it.
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Three Kinds of Patriots

There are three kinds of patriots, two bad, one good. The bad are the uncritical lovers and the loveless critics. Good patriots carry on a lover's quarrel with their country.

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