Man’s greatest concern is to know how he shall properly fill his place in the universe and correctly understand what he must be in order to be a man.
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.
God does not simply will that we should be happy, but rather that we should make ourselves happy, and that is the true morality.
Conscience is an instinct, to judge with legal authority according to moral laws; it pronounces a judicial verdict, and just as a judge can only punish or acquit, but not reward, so conscience, too, either acquits or declares us to deserve punishment.