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January 1, 1950

This I Believe

It has been said that a man believes a doctrine when he behaves as if it were true. This is a high standard for belief but worth attempting. I was brought up in the Church of England, and as a...
January 1, 1950

A Brighter Tomorrow

It has become somewhat fashionable to be cynical about human progress, and one can hear voices telling us that we have been too lavish or hasty in our praise of human progress. It is true that two wars have occurred...
January 1, 1950

This I Believe

What I believe makes a sort of signpost on the road joining my knowledge, which is very small, and my ignorance, which is very large. The night is too dark for me to read what it says, but I can...
January 1, 1950

This I Believe

Until I received an invitation to appear on this program, the moral and spiritual beliefs by which I live have never been clearly defined in my mind. Yet having thought them through and through and discovered the extent to which...
January 1, 1950

This I Believe

I believe in people, whether they live in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, or the islands of the sea. They all have potential genius, which needs only opportunity to unfold and to enrich the world. I believe in the people...
January 1, 1950

This I Believe

Coming to the United States from Norway at the age of seventeen, my past was steeped in the customs and traditions of that country. This background of limited opportunities and less favorable circumstances gave me an outlook on life perhaps...
January 1, 1950

This I Believe

Children need faith to give them a sense of security. Therefore, they choose to believe. As a child, my parents taught me to believe in the basic decency of those around me, to treat everyone as I would like to...
January 1, 1950

This I Believe

My philosophy of life emerges out of a strong parental influence and family backgrounds in which high standards were unfailingly upheld. In such a climate were nurtured the dynamic stimulation toward an education, the concepts of higher moral integrity, and...
January 1, 1950

This I Believe

What I believe is so simple and uncomplicated, it is sometimes missed as we rush through life. I believe that kindness and thoughtfulness towards others can bring great happiness to both the giver and the receiver. In looking back through...