No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
Gender is probably the most restricting force in American life.
The students realize that it’s their life I’m talking about: it’s out of balance, they’re struggling to put it into balance. How are they going to do it?
Since every effort in our educational life seems to be directed toward making of the child a being foreign to itself, it must of necessity produce individuals foreign to one another, and in everlasting antagonism with each other.
My intent was to carry out my duty as a doctor, to end their suffering. Unfortunately, that entailed, in their cases, ending of the life.
There is no way to penetrate the surface of life but by attacking it earnestly at a particular point.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
The men who abandon themselves to the passions of this miserable life, are compared in Scripture to beasts.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. All is riddle, and the key to a riddle is another riddle.
Without music, life would be a mistake.