Forgiveness is the final form of love.
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore, we are saved by love.
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.