The teacher of history’s work should be, ideally, not simply a description of past cultures, but a performance of the culture in which we live and are increasingly taking our being.
It seems some have chosen to ignore or have simply forgotten the big-picture vision promoted by Dr. King and his kin.
Anarchists are simply unterrified Jeffersonian Democrats.
The difference between religion and morality lies simply in the classical division of things into the divine and the human, if one only interprets this correctly.
Animals praise a good day, a good hunt. They praise rain if they’re thirsty. That’s prayer. They don’t live an unconscious life, they simply have no language to talk about these things. But they are grateful for the good things that come along.
It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning.
There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill’s supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.
The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion.
If two individuals enter into a contract to commit trespass, theft, robbery or murder upon a third, the contract is unlawful and void, simply because it is a contract to violate natural justice, or men’s natural rights.
An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God.