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President Hoover describes the importance of religious faith in life, science, and politics.

Holgar Johnson, President of the Institute of Life Insurance, explains the importance of adapting to change for progress, and lists some of his beliefs such as: faith in honesty of people, respect for people, the importance of compassion, taking action for one's self, and the belief in a higher power. This essay also contains an advertisement for a This I Believe LP album.

Hugh Lyon, former Headmaster of Rugby School, talks about God and man and explains that the noble qualities of man, such as love, and vlaor and heroism, prove that he must be the children of God, and God gives life meaning and purpose. In addition, this essay contains an advertisement for a This I Believe LP album.

Edgar William "Billy" Ingram describes his belief that humans need companionship, that life has a purpose, and that success and happiness come through contributing to the sum of human achievement. Audio contains an advertisement for the LP release of "This I Believe" essays. Edgar William "Billy" Ingram describes his belief that humans need companionship, that life has a purpose, and that success and happiness come through contributing to the sum of human achievement.

Stan Kenton is concerned with the development of humanity and he describes the need for growth and change for positive development to progress in all aspects of a person's life and also explains that everyone participates and contributes something to the development of humanity and his contributions and own developments are through music. This essay also contains an advertisement for a This I Believe LP album.

Charles Turner, 37th Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, compares life to a navigation in that everyone begins life in a specific spot and situation and the travels toward an unkown destination, using what ever tools we have acquired in life to give direction; from this he adds that it is important to keep your awareness in the present and do the task at hand. This essay also contains an advertisement for a This I Believe LP album.

Raymond Allen, Chancellor of UCLA, describes the impact his family had on teaching him responsibility and other beliefs such as the necessity of family and describes the beliefs he holds close, such as the importance of kindness,the perfectabiloity of man, the need for faith and freedom to worship, and the value of creativity. This essay also contains an advertisement for a This I Believe LP album.

Phyllis Parker is reminded of a saying she was fond of as a child, "love conquers all" and describes the good and sometimes bad results that have come of love. She also compares love to electricity, a flow of energy, and says that if we could all harness love and direct it wisely the world could be a much better place without prejudice. In addition, this essay contains an advertisement for a This I Believe LP album.