A university’s essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism – a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move.
We believed it was better to pay as you go than it was to pay your bills by borrowing and laying up debts for another day. To pay as you go, that policy is a safer business policy and a saner business policy, and we thought it was a saner national policy.
Theirs is not to make reply: Theirs is not to reason why: Theirs is but to do and die.
By blood a king, in heart a clown.
The primary source of the appeal of Christianity was Jesus – His incarnation, His life, His crucifixion, and His resurrection.
You will not dishonor the divine perfections by judgments unworthy of them, provided you never judge of Him by yourself, provided you do not ascribe to the Creator the imperfections and limitations of created beings.
Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
The history of Christianity, therefore, must be of concern to all who are interested in the record of man and particularly to all who seek to understand the contemporary human scene.
You find yourself in the world, without any power, immovable as a rock, stupid, so to speak, as a log of wood.