"I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Georges Duhamel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Georges Duhamel on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Georges Duhamel on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Georges Duhamel on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Georges Duhamel on Abraham Lincoln
"The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it?"
"Do not trust your memory it is a net full of holes the most beautiful prizes slip through it."