Quotes by Irving Babbitt
42 quotes by Irving Babbitt
A gross and palpable error of the era that is just closing has been the confusion of mechanical and material progress with moral progress.
Quote about progress, confusion, error, moral
Quote about faith, thinking
Anyone who rejects the humanitarian theory of brotherhood runs the risk of being accused of a lack of fraternal feeling.
Quote about brotherhood, risk, being
Quote about democracy
For most practical purposes, the law of measure is the supreme law of life, because it bounds and includes all other laws.
Quote about law, measure, immortality, life
One of our federal judges said, not long ago, that what the American people need is ten per cent of thought and ninety per cent of action.
Quote about action, thinking, need, nation