To be sure, the vast majority of people who are untrained can accept the results of science only on authority.
Fate determines many things, no matter how we struggle.
Let philosophy resolutely aim to be as scientific as possible, but let her not forget her strong kinship with literature.
While the men of the steel industry were going through blood and gas in defense of their rights and their homes and their families, elsewhere on the far-flung C.I.O. front the hosts of labor were advancing and intelligent and permanent progress was being made.
Of the sayings of Christ in the Synoptic Gospels that can be compared to those in the fourth Gospel, there are one or two which I venture to think can only have been recorded on the authority of St. John.
Literature and philosophy both allow past idols to be resurrected with a frequency which would be truly distressing to a sober scientist.
Among the notable things about fire is that it also requires oxygen to burn – exactly like its enemy, life. Thereby are life and flames so often compared.
The real breeders of discontent and alien doctrines of government and philosophies subversive of good citizenship are such as these who take the law into their own hands.
Socialism is nothing but the capitalism of the lower classes.
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.