We read Robert Browning’s poetry. Here we needed no guidance from the professor: the poems themselves were enough.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
It’s easy to complain that pharmaceutical companies place profits over people and apparently care more about hair loss than TB. However, many in the pharmaceutical industry would be glad for the opportunity to reorient their research toward medicines that are truly needed, provided only that such research is financially sustainable.
In every age have mighty spirits dwelt unseen with man, biding the hour that needed them.
My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough, someone who needed smoothing.
Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient – philanthropic prudence is also needed.
Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
Theory not only formulates what we know but also tells us what we want to know, that is, the questions to which an answer is needed.
After I had been working as a cap maker for three years it began to dawn on me that we girls needed an organization. The men had organized already, and had gained some advantages, but the bosses had lost nothing, as they took it out on us.