Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh Quotes

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Voting is a civic sacrament.

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It is easier to exemplify values than teach them.
— Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh

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All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance.
— Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh

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The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
— Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh

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The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
— Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh

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[Nuclear weapons are] like having a cobra in the nursery with your grandchildren...you get rid of the cobra or you won't have any grandchildren.
— Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh

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The very essence of leadership is you have to 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.
— Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh in Time

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