Patience is passion tamed.
Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry.
A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice - but as yet unstained.
Every life is a march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.
The artist does not really create; he discovers.
It is a shame for a man to be a millionaire in possessions if he is not also a millionaire in beneficence.
Commerce is a form of warfare.
It is in vain for us to devise schemes by which competition can be put out of civilized life. Competition is the condition of life.
The highest qualities of character...must be earned....
I think of death as a glad awakening from this troubled sleep which we call life; as an emancipation from a world, which, beautiful though it may be, is still a land of captivity.
All Christian worship is a witness of the resurrection of Him who liveth for ever and ever. Because He lives, "now abideth faith, hope, charity."
Study how to do the most good and let the pay take care of itself.
Religion is not a conclusion of the reason.
I cannot harness a horse. I am afraid of a cow.
I abhor a hoe. I am fond of flowers but not of dirt, and had rather buy them than cultivate them.
Every great sin ought to rouse a great anger. Mob law is better than no law at all. A community which rises in its wrath to punish with misdirected anger a great wrong is in a healthier moral condition than a community which looks upon its perpetration with apathy and unconcern.
Postmodernism represents a moment of suspension before the batteries are recharged for the new millennium, an acknowledgment that preceding the future is a strange and hybrid interregnum that might be called the last gasp of the past.
In New York - whose subway trains in particular have been "tattooed" with an energy to put our own rude practitioners to shame - not an inch of free space is spared except that of advertisements.
The brotherhood of man is an integral part of Christianity no less than the Fatherhood of God; and to deny the one is no less infidel than to deny the other.
The very essence of rationalism is that it assumes that the reason is the highest faculty in man and the lord of all the rest.
If you and I have not seen God, we cannot bear witness to God.
Whether we know it or not, we are all in a quest after the Great Companion. All study, all art, all music, all literature, all government, all industry are in essence a search after the Infinite.
God is in all nature; thank God for the scientists, for they are thinking the thoughts of God after him, whether they know it or not.
I believe that God is the Great Companion, that we are not left orphans, that we may have comradeship with him.
It is only by human experiences that we can interpret the Divine.
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