1. 10

    Great changes in the destiny of mankind can be effected only in the minds of little children.

    14
  2. 9

    Art is pattern informed by sensibility.

    16
  3. 8

    Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.

    18
  4. 7

    Love works miracles in stillness.

    21
  5. 6

    The sensitive artist knows that a bitter wind is blowing.

    21
  6. 5

    The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency.

    26
  7. 4

    I can imagine no society which does not embody some method of arbitration.

    29
  8. 3

    A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them.

    45
  9. 2

    I am not going to claim that modern anarchism has any direct relation to Roman jurisprudence; but I do claim that it has its basis in the laws of nature rather than in the state of nature.

    48
  10. 1

    The principle of equity first came into evidence in Roman jurisprudence and was derived by analogy from the physical meaning of the word.

    58
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