The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining, and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom of public assemblies on Sunday.
To make the public sentiment, on the side of all that is just and true and noble, is the highest use of life.
Never had there been such an attempt to make conquest the servant of civilization. About keeping India there is no question. England has a real duty there.
I heard Thackeray thank Heaven for the purity of Dickens. I thanked Heaven for the purity of a greater than Dickens – Thackeray himself.
Computer games tend to be boys’ games, warlike games with more violence. We have not spent enough time thinking through how to encourage more girls to be involved in computing before coming to college so they can see a possible career in information technology.
A wife should no more take her husband’s name than he should hers. My name is my identity and must not be lost.
The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar; the address must be the fire that burns thereon.
Rich kids work hard. Most black kids aren’t working hard enough.
There are the manufacturing multitudes of England; they must have work, and find markets for their work; if machines and the Black Country are ugly, famine would be uglier still.
The family is the school of duties – founded on love.