We are washed both on coming into the world and on going out of it, and we take no pleasure from the first washing nor any profit from the last.
Men should be judged not by their tint of skin, the gods they serve, the vintage they drink, nor by the way they fight, or love, or sin, but by the quality of the thought they think.
Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.
The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.
Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.
Neither science, nor the politics in power, nor the mass media, nor business, nor the law nor even the military are in a position to define or control risks rationally.
God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
The committee’s work is not about whether or how we should pay reparations. That was never the intent nor will the payment of reparations be the outcome. This is an effort designed to involve the campus community in a discovery of the meaning of our past.
Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.
In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me.