You cannot in human experience rush into the light. You have to go through the twilight into the broadening day before the noon comes and the full sun is upon the landscape.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply with greater vision with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
We have not given science too big a place in our education but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study.
There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter control or singly cope with.
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
The question of armaments whether on land or sea is the most immediately and intensely practical question connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind.
The method of political science is the interpretation of life its instrument is insight a nice understanding of subtle unformulated conditions.
One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
In the Lord’s Prayer the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
Interest does not tie nations together it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them.