Mysticism, in the narrow sense, implies a specific experience which is foreign to most poets and most men, but on the other hand, it represents an instinct which is a human sine qua non.
The policemen or soldiers are only a gun in the establishments hand. They make the racist secure in his racism.
Legislators and judges are necessarily exposed to all the temptations of money, fame, and power, to induce them to disregard justice between parties, and sell the rights, and violate the liberties of the people. Jurors, on the other hand, are exposed to none of these temptations.
Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides.
A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
In our view the Olympic idea involves a strong physical culture supplemented on the one hand by mobility, what is so aptly called ‘fair play’, and on the other hand by aesthetics, that is the cultivation of what is beautiful and graceful.
And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted hand, they hasten on their course in vain.