Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.
For we are born in other’s pain, and perish in our own.
Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.
In the adjustment of the new order of things, we women demand an equal voice; we shall accept nothing less.
Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.
But though cognition is not an element of mental action, nor even in any real sense of the word an aspect of it, the distinction of cognition and conation has if properly defined a definite value.
Desire then is the invasion of the whole self by the wish, which, as it invades, sets going more and more of the psychical processes; but at the same time, so long as it remains desire, does not succeed in getting possession of the self.
You can mark in desire the rising of the tide, as the appetite more and more invades the personality, appealing, as it does, not merely to the sensory side of the self, but to its ideal components as well.
In all the areas within which the spiritual life of humanity is at work, the historical epoch wherein fate has placed us is an epoch of stupendous happenings.
But unfortunately Locke treated ideas of reflection as if they were another class of objects of contemplation beside ideas of sensation.