Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.
The highest result of education is tolerance. Long ago men fought and died for their faith; but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage,—the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren and their rights of conscience. Tolerance is the first principle of community; it is the spirit which conserves the best that all men think.
Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.
It is not possible for civilization to flow backwards while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance it allotted length.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.