The author takes the position that the consumer pays the tax, and as such every individual of the social order should be given unlimited opportunity to make the most of himself.
In our so-called democracy we are accustomed to give the majority what they want rather than educate them to understand what is best for them.
As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.
When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions.
We are now on the threshold of a newer movement, with a newer hope and a new inspiration.
I have tried to kill sectarianism, whether in Catholics or Protestants.
One had to take some action against fear when once it laid hold of one.
The men whose manhood you have broken will loathe you, and will always be brooding and scheming to strike a fresh blow.
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.
Man would be otherwise. That is the essence of the specifically human.