The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values.
Many people believe they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man.
There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.'
Worry is interest paid on trouble before it is due.
What is originality Undetected plagiarism.
The happiest people seem to be Those who have no particular cause for being happy Except that they are so.
There are two kinds of fools: one says, This is old, therefore it is good; the other says, This is new, therefore it is better.
The enemies of Freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot
Perhaps the most lasting pleasure in life is the pleasure of not going to church.
The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things.
Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter.
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy. (Idea of Progress)
Many people believe that they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man (More Lay Thoughts of a Dean)
Civilization is being poisoned by its own waste products.
The church is only a secular institution in which the half-educated speak to the half-converted.