Plato stands for the union of truth and goodness in the supreme idea of God.
The product of mental labor – science – always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production.
God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed.
The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
Everybody owned stock in the Capone mob; in a way, he was a public benefactor. I remember one time when he arrived at his box seat in Dyche Stadium for a Northwestern football game on Boy Scout Day, and 8,000 scouts got up in the stands and screamed in cadence, ‘Yea, yea, Big Al. Yea, yea, Big Al.’
I don’t believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
If men possessed wisdom, which stands in the same relation to the form of man as the sight to the eye, they would not cause any injury to themselves or to others; for the knowledge of truth removes hatred and quarrels, and prevents mutual injuries.
Agnosticism has nothing to impart. Its sermons are the exhortations of one who convinces you he stands on nothing and urges you to stand there too.