“Penance, by deliberation after evil, gradually teaches one to deliberate before evil.” (1939)
“Goodness is sacrificial: based upon suffering.
“Evil is the refusal to sacrifice.” (1929)
“Our period now drawing to a close has had a tragedy: the mistaking of truth—and its isolation from—goodness. The isolation of truth is the suicide of the intellect. Rationalism destroys itself.” (1946)
“Science is only concerned with the truth of present expediently.
“Art extends that truth back in time into permanent beauty materially.
“Religion projects that truth forward in time into eternal goodness spiritually.” (1961)