"I have terrible handwriting. I now say it's a learning disability... but a nun who was a very troubled woman hit me over the fingers with a ruler because my writing was so bad."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Andrew Greeley on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Andrew Greeley on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Andrew Greeley on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Andrew Greeley on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Andrew Greeley on Earl Nightingale
"I think that the core doctrines of Christianity - the incarnation, the resurrection, life after death-these are as strong as ever. In fact, the belief in life after death has increased in this century."
"An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who's kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me."
"Would it not be much better to have a president who deliberately lied to the people because he thought a war was essential than to have one who was so dumb as to be taken in by intelligence agencies, especially those who told him what he wanted to hear?"
"The leadership lost its nerve. Instead of taking the lead in the reform movement... they pulled the plug on it. They tried and are still trying to return the church to the dry ice of the previous century and a half."
"Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?"