"The past is malleable and flexible, changing as our recollection interprets and re-explains what has happened."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Peter Berger on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Peter Berger on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Peter Berger on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Peter Berger on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Peter Berger on Thomas Jefferson