The excellent becomes the permanent.
Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.
The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.
Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.
The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.
America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.
We fatuously hoped that we might pluck from the human tragedy itself a consciousness of a common destiny which should bring its own healing, that we might extract from life’s very misfortunes a power of cooperation which should be effective against them.