"Man has to suffer. When he has no real afflictions, he invents some."
"When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people. As I grow older I admire kind people."
Abraham Joshua Heschel
"Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences."
Susan B. Anthony
"Great spirits have always found opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence."
"The heart has it's reasons, which reason knows not of."