I believe that hope always triumphs over experience.
If the concept of God has any validity or any use, it can only be to make us larger, freer, and more loving. If God cannot do this, then it is time we got rid of Him.
People usually tend to cling to their beliefs until the price for believing them becomes too high, or until after they are victimized by their beliefs.
Belief is involuntary; nothing involuntary is meritorious or reprehensible. A man ought not to be considered worse or better for his belief.
Don't focus on trying to be 'the best'. Focus on being irreplaceable.
Education is beautification of the inner world and the outer world.