The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar; the address must be the fire that burns thereon.
For more than three thousand years men have quarreled concerning the formulas of their faith.
Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the holy of holies of Jewish time. It is that rarest ...- Jonathan Sacks
Whole communities are growing up without fathers or male role models. Bringing up a family...- Jonathan Sacks
While we can remember the past, we cannot write the future. Only our children, the future ...- Jonathan Sacks
While everyone else is thinking about economics and politics, executive salaries and the f...- Jonathan Sacks
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.- Aristotle
There is as yet no civilized society, but only a society in the process of becoming civilized. There is as yet no civilized nation, but only nations in the process of becoming civilized. From this standpoint, we can now speak of a collective task of humankind. The task of humanity is to build a genuine civilization.
In a country of such recent civilization as ours, whose almost limitless treasures of material wealth invite the risks of capital and the industry of labor, it is but natural that material interests should absorb the attention of the people to a degree elsewhere unknown.
Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be lost.
|Birth:||13th August, 1851|
|Death:||24th April, 1933|
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