Immortal Causes

Josh Erskine, “Immortal things,” The Moral Obligation to be Intelligent and other Essays, (Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1921), p.171:

To distinguish between the thing that pass and the things that abide is the very beginning of wisdom. If we are ever to be wise, we must be critical of time and of eternity; if we are to become living souls, we must give our wills to immortal causes.

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