"Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Pope John Paul II on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Pope John Paul II on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Pope John Paul II on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Pope John Paul II on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Pope John Paul II on Mahatma Gandhi
"Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church."
"You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate."
"There are people and nations, Mother, that I would like to say to you by name. I entrust them to you in silence, I entrust them to you in the way that you know best."
"Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it."
"The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency."