Rev. Theodore Martin Hesburgh, CSC (May 25, 1917 – February 26, 2015) was an American Catholic priest and academic who was a member of the Congregation of Holy Cross. He is best known for his service as the president of the University of Notre Dame for thirty-five years (1952–1987). In...
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision.
If our lives in education have any meaning or significance, it will be in our reading the signs of the times and in educating the young of our times in the visions and values that will civilize and make for reasonable human progress and lasting peace on earth.
Oaths are but words, and words are but wind.
You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Avoid safety. The very word has a mean sound.