"Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous it is nothing if it is not ridiculous."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Thornton Wilder on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Thornton Wilder 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."Thornton Wilder 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."Thornton Wilder 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."Thornton Wilder on Mahatma Gandhi
"The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose."
"But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone."
"It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness."
"The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much."
"We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind."