The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar; the address must be the fire that burns thereon.
Where the roots of private virtue are diseased, the fruit of public probity cannot but be corrupt.
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to b...- Marcus Aurelius
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, ...- Calvin Coolidge
Feelings can be like wild animals-we underrate how fierce they are until we've opened thei...- Richard Paul Evans
A bend in the road is not the end of the road… Unless you fail to make the turn.- Unknown
Once you figure out who you are and what you love about yourself, I think it all kinda fal...- Jennifer Aniston
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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