One of the crises that we have to deal with is a crisis of law enforcement officials that are not physically capable enough to handle without taking out the gun.
Animals, or at least those who are conscious and capable of suffering or enjoying their lives, are not things for us to use in whatever way we find convenient.
Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.
I would have a poet able bodied, fond of talking, a reader of the newspapers, capable of pity and laughter, informed in economics, appreciative of women, involved in personal relationships, actively interested in politics, susceptible to physical impressions.
If I am capable of grasping God objectively, I do not believe, but precisely because I cannot do this I must believe.
Only when a man will not do some things is he capable of doing great things.
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being.
The enemy resembles us. Therefore, he needs to be approached not as an assembly of ‘targets’ to be destroyed one by one; but as a living, intelligent entity capable of acting and reacting.
Whether the gentleman is capable or not, he is loved all the same; conversely the petty man is loathed all the same.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.