Constituted authorities perpetuate themselves by shaping the conscience of those who fall within their sphere of control.
We recognize at once our continuing habits of meretriciousness, sentimentality, and ephemeral or ill-considered "relevance"; our striving for immediate emotional effect over tempered understanding of matter and manner.
Hillsdale College has put a walking-stick into the hands of its graduates. What road they choose will depend upon their degree of belief in certain affirmations that Hillsdale College has endeavored to teach.
At its best art consoles man by making him aware of the limitations of his own nature, while at the same time stressing the enduring qualities and courage of human nature.
In recent years there has been a coming together of Catholics and Evangelicals motivated by a growing recognition of the threats to Christianity itself posed both by the secular culture and by liberal Christianity.
If you’re a businessman you don’t have time for poetry, unless, of course, you happen to enjoy it the way other businessmen enjoy Monday Night Football.
To help restore our country's confidence as a leader among nations, we will need to take stock of the enduring aspects of the American spirit; identify some of the sources of current confusion; and outline a program for renewal.
We, the American people, are carrying a heavy responsibility. If liberty is to survive, if the forces of totalitarianism are to be thwarted in their attempts to expand their grips on mankind, much will depend on us.
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.
We are here tonight to celebrate the American experience, its glorious legitimacy and success. The drama, excitement, and revolutionary quality of that experience are only barely sensed even by those of us who are carriers of it today.