“Travel is Fatal to Prejudice, Bigotry and Narrow-Mindedness, and Many of Our People Need It Sorely on These Accounts”
When all’s said and done, all roads lead to the same end. So it’s not so much which road you take, as how you take it.
Charles de Lint
Where it is a duty to worship the sun, it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
“Business!” cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again. “Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!”
For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, “It might have been.”
John Greenleaf Whittier
Whenever books are burned men also in the end are burned.