No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state.
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The family is the school of duties - founded on love.
The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining, and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom of public assemblies on Sunday.
Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.
The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man, and diversity will continue to increase with the progress, refinement, and differentiation of the human intellect.
The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
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This diagnosis can be done in about two lines. It doesn't engage anybody.
David Foster Wallace
Movies are so rarely great art that if we cannot appreciate great trash we have very little reason to be interested in them.
The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time; the badly written ones are deeply, deeply insulting. That reviewer took no time to really read the book.