Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar’s life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.
The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar; the address must be the fire that burns thereon.
My love is something valuable to me which I ought not to throw away without reflection.- Sigmund Freud
A novel is an impression, not an argument; and there the matter must rest.- Thomas Hardy
The fun of talk is to explore, but much of it and all that is irresponsible should not be ...- Ernest Hemingway
The blind lead the blind; we will come to sea.- Sumanth Bharadwaj
Each coil has the earthquake which created it, as every death has the life that gave birth...- Sorin Cerin
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.
Simplicity should not be identified with bareness.
|Birth:||13th August, 1851|
|Death:||24th April, 1933|
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