81. This I Believe
Ronald Kurtz, Electronic Technician in the United States Navy, describes many of his beliefs; his optimism for the future, the value of courage, the beauty of nature and God, reasons for his sentimnetal nature, and his connection to family.
82. This I Believe
Walter Rothschild, President of Abraham & Straus, describes his belief in the need to allow human beings to develop their unique potential, the necessity of helping others, the importance of discipline, and the need to guide rather than dominate chidren; finally, he describes the contentment he derives from sailing at sea.
83. This I Believe
Lawrence Schoonover describes his experiment with ethics in his youth and his questioning of the relevance of the Ten Commandments. He then recounts the awareness of his mistake and how he lives by them and raises his children according to them.
84. This I Believe
Edwin Lukas speaks about the importance of tolerance and respect for other people, cultures and races and the negative impact prejudice can have on an individual and a community.
85. This I Believe
Frank Koegler, Executive Vice President of Doehler-Jarvis, describes how he was forced to accept responsibility at an early age because of the death of his father, and how he came to view responsibility as a privilege rather than an obligation.
86. This I Believe
Alfred Nilson describes how, as a harvester in California, the only way to keep his balance while traveling on foot along the railroad ties was to focus his eyes on the distance, and he explains how this lesson in farsightedness has helped him to balance the rest of his life.
87. This I Believe
Stanley Isaacs talks about his dedication and enthusiasm for politics and civic engagement and expresses how his faith in judaism supports his beliefs in democratic values like liberty and individuality.
88. This I Believe
Col. Ralph K. Strassman describes his belief in the importance of human beings, and the enduring persistence of human personality, despite the failures and fears of the present age.
89. This I Believe
Sidney Wallach describes his belief in the golden mean, reasonableness, democracy, and the protection of the minority, especially the individual.
90. This I Believe
Harry Levenson relates his experience as a musician to the struggles of people in the world and explains his belief that doing ones best and appreciating the the individual as a perosn can guide us towards a peaceful future.
91. This I Believe
Everett Case describes his belief in Socrates' "examined life," and the role of the humanities in helping an individual discern and protect justice.
92. This I Believe
Antonio Iglesias describes how his three ideals--the search for truth, a love for beauty, and a reverence for goodness--have offered him strength, certainty and motivation to pursue life despite depression, physical handicaps, suffering, loneliness, and moral indifference.
93. This I Believe
Paul Moser remembers the order and discipline expected of him as a child, and how the virtue of work can be applied to society, guided by Christian values, to create order out of a chaotic and confusing world.
94. This I Believe
Mae E. Andrews describes how her faith in God sustained her during the death of her sister from cancer.
95. This I Believe
Lucile Watson recounts her childhood discovery of the knowledge that she could change herself for the better, and, after successes with simple things such as maintaining her hair and quitting nail-biting, she developed a philosophy for life, including a belief that God was in everything and made everything.
96. This I Believe
Van Horn Ely, Jr., explains his belief in the goodness of people and his efforts, based on the story of Moses and the Ten Commandments, to be open and honest in all of his interactions with other people.
97. This I Believe
Mary Draper, a meber on the boards of Brooklyn Bureau of Social Service, Children's Aid Society, and Long Island University Hospital, describes her belief in equality and change as a positive force in the world and peoples lives, positive change she has seen in people through her work and she hopes for changes in the world that will bring peace and progress.
98. This I Believe
Melanie Kreuzer describes the responsibilities that come with parenthood and community service.
99. This I Believe
Thomas Boushall describes how, despite diagnoses to the contrary, he survived both mastoiditis and tuberculosis, and developed the belief that his life was a gift to be used to serve God and others.
100. This I Believe
Werner Herbert, Head of Werner Textile Consultants, would like to add an eleventh commandment; to be kind to everyone. He also explains why kindess is important and how followinf this commandment has positively affected his life.