Albert Guerard describes his beliefs as a blend of old and new ideals that espouse liberty, progress, tolerance, and charity.
Daryl Zanuck explains that the virtues he learned in his boyhood in Nebraska, charity and loyalty, are still the fundamental virtues that are most important in his life.
Edmond Rieder describes how his experiences with hotel guests have established his belief in the basic goodness of people, and he believes that praticing the Golden Rule and trying his best at his endeavors has led to satisfaction.
Reverend Irvin Underhill believes that good things can come out of adversity when one keeps faith and he recalls an experience in Africa in which fear and danger led him to peace and tranquility.
Alexis Kyrou, Director General of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, explains the confluence of belief and knowledge and the importance of his Greek heritage to his beliefes and enumerates what some of these are; cooperation, the importance of a spiritual life, patriotism, and repectt for others.
Clement Reicher recounts a short allegory he wrote as a child which formed the basis for his belief that love must be personal (not idea-driven) and unpossessive, in order to increase and lead ultimately to happiness.
Rollo Peters explains his faith and wonder in people as individuals and the influence of friends on people's lives, recalling a his friendship with Edward Gordon Craig.
Alfred Benesch, member of the Cleveland Board of Education, describes the inspiration for his dedication to his community and some of the rewards in addition to why it is important for him and other people to engage in social and community service to.
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.
10. This I Believe
John Cornelius describes the two sayings that have stayed with him, "All things are great and small by comparison" and "service is the rent we pay for the space we occupy," and concludes by emphasizing the importance of supporting and educating youth to fight Communism.