All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.Martin Luther King Jr.
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Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.
When you give a man a dole, you deny him his dignity, and when you deny him his dignity you rob him of his destiny.
The most dangerous thing you can do is to take any one impulse of your own nature and set it up as the thing you ought to follow at all costs. There’s not one of them which won’t make us into devils if we set it up as an absolute guide. You might think love of humanity in general was safe, but it isn’t. If you leave out justice you’ll find yourself breaking agreements and faking evidence in trials “for the sake of humanity” and become in the end a cruel and treacherous man.
Morality is of the highest importance – but for us, not for God.