17 Total Quotes

Theodore Hesburgh Quotes

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Theodore Hesburgh
#American Clergyman #Children

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
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#American Clergyman #Leadership

Anyone who refuses to speak out off campus does not deserve to be listened to on campus.
Theodore Hesburgh
#American Clergyman #Campus

The very essence of leadership is [that] you have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
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#Leadership

It is easier to exemplify values than teach them.
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#American Clergyman

Voting is a civic sacrament.
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#American Clergyman #Voting

I can think of no better way of redeeming this tragic world today than love and laughter. Too many of the young have forgotten how to laugh, and too many of the elders have forgotten how to love. Would not our lives be lightened if only we could all learn to laugh more easily at ourselves and to love one another.
Theodore Hesburgh
#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love

There's only one way to do it, ... That is to put yourself in the hands of the Holy Spirit and the Blessed Mother. You will see heartbreaks as well as days of great joy. There will be celebration as well as days of mourning in this church. But with the Holy Spirit behind you and the Holy Mother inspiring you, these will be great years.
Theodore Hesburgh
#Celebration #Holy Spirit

All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance.
Theodore Hesburgh
#American Clergyman #Virtue