The private control of credit is the modern form of slavery

Genuine politics -- even politics worthy of the name -- the only politics I am willing to devote myself to -- is simply a matter of serving those around us: serving the community and serving those who will come after us. Its deepest roots are moral because it is a responsibility expressed through action, to and for the whole.

The hope of the world lies in the rehabilitation of the living human being, not just the body but also the soul.

The impulses which flow in the arm nerves of a typist convey to her fingers the translated information which reaches her eye or ear, in order that the fingers may be caused to strike the proper keys. Might not these currents be intercepted, either in the original form in which information is conveyed to the brain, or in the marvelously metamorphosed form in which they then proceed to the hand?

You know how impossible it is, in short, to have a free nation if it is a military nation and under military orders

From the lowest animals of which we can affirm intelligence up to man this type of intellect is found.

We must alter our lives in order to alter our hearts, for it is impossible to live one way and pray another.

It may be said that the supreme revelation is to be found in Jesus Christ and that all the rest of the Bible leads up to him. Yet there are two ways of accepting the words and example of Jesus. One is to take what he says as true because he says it, and another is to believe it because it stands the test of reflection and experience. When his way of life has been confirmed by the demands of intelligence and of practical life, it has gained the deepest security and made its strongest claims upon our loyalty.

Because man and woman are the complement of one another, we need woman's thought in national affairs to make a safe and stable government.

A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.

One becomes a critic when one cannot be an artist, just as a man becomes a stool pigeon when he cannot be a soldier.