God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
If we can find God only as he is revealed in nature we have no moral God.
If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else.
Our age knows nothing but reaction, and leaps from one extreme to another.
The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.