"In the last analysis, of course, an oath will encourage fidelity in office only to the degree that officeholders continue to believe that they cannot escape ultimate accountability for a breach of faith."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."James L. Buckley on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."James L. Buckley on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."James L. Buckley on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."James L. Buckley on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."James L. Buckley on Mahatma Gandhi
"What distinguishes the campaign finance issue from just about every other one being debated these days is that the two sides do not divide along conventional liberal/ conservative lines."