The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining, and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom of public assemblies on Sunday.
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar; the address must be the fire that burns thereon.
A successful woman preacher was once asked what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry? Not one, she answered, except the lack of a minister’s wife.
The family is the school of duties – founded on love.
Every dogma, every philosophic or theological creed, was at its inception a statement in terms of the intellect of a certain inner experience.
I’m not the first person to have discovered evidence that consciousness exists beyond the body. Brief, wonderful glimpses of this realm are as old as human history.
The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.
The ethical manifold, conceived of as unified, furnishes, or rather is, the ideal of the whole.