I would like above any other place to go to Hartford. I want to face the conservatism there centered and compel it into decency.
Above all nations is humanity.
Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community.
As civilisation advances, the deities lessen in number, the divine powers become concentrated more and more in one Being, and God rules over the whole earth, maketh the clouds his chariot, and reigns above the waterfloods as a king.
I know that I shall meet my fate somewhere among the clouds above; those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.
Custom, that is before all law; Nature, that is above all art.
Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what they see; it is above, not against them.
Most religions assume that you find purpose through some agent that sits above or outside the world and imbues it with purpose.
It is necessary above all that the citizens, who have rallied round the constitution, should be assured that the rights it guarantees will be respected with such a scrupulous fidelity as will reduce to despair its enemies, hidden or avowed.
Above all, this country is our own. Nobody has to get up in the morning and worry what his neighbors think of him. Being a Jew is no problem here.