I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I am.
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that - is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.
Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of person you are. For you show me what your idea of humanity is.
John James Ingalls
Alfred North Whitehead