Rare are those willing to subject themselves to the criticism, and even derision, which seems to be the lot of people who speak uncomfortable truths.
In recent years, a god called "the Me" claimed so many converts that the 1970s became known as "the Me generation."
I’m very concerned with heroism these days. I recently wrote a book called A World Without Heroes (emphasis on the word “without”), in which I observed that it’s becoming ever more difficult to stand up for principle in a world where principle is so frequently suppressed, devalued, mocked or confused with concepts like “self-expression,” “fulfillment” […]
We cannot address the question of leadership until we find an answer to the dogged and pervasive unhappiness in our time.
The most coveted recognition which Hillsdale College can extend is our Freedom Leadership Award, given to a select few who epitomize the leadership necessary to recapture the American dream.
This is a time of extraordinary flux in which the dominant patterns of ideas and the institutional structures of our society are undergoing major change.
It must be the prime objective of all of us to do all we can, as individuals and jointly, to see that we never have a world war in the nuclear age.
We happen to be present at a point in time when being armed with that truth is the most important single tool in the world.
Today the typical American finds himself confronted with "bigness" on an unprecedented scale. Our lives are institutionalized and regulated on every hand.
"I am the light of the world," Christ told us, in a phrase which seems peculiarly suited to our present age, darkened as it is with problems on every hand.