I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Security is mostly superstition.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
No loss by flood and lightning, no destruction of cities and temples by hostile forces of nature, has deprived man
of so many noble lives and impulses as those which his intolerance has destroyed.
There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
The highest result of education is tolerance.