I had been virtually a Unitarian (as I still am) but without knowing it. The experience of being among Unitarians who did know what they were, and attached much importance to it, was entirely novel to me, but I soon fell into their ways and found it easy to go forward on their road, the more so because the other roads became closed to me.
The Confession of an Octogenarian (1942), p. 99
Faith is nothing else than reason grown courageous — reason raised to its highest power, expanded to its widest vision.L. P. Jacks
Our intellectual development in the field of science has outstripped our human development in the field of character.L. P. Jacks
The mechanical mind has a passion for control — of everything except itself. Beyond the control it has won over the forces of nature it would now win control over the forces of society of stating the problem and producing the solution, with social machinery to correspond.L. P. Jacks
'"Spirit" is matter seen in a stronger light. What else did Malebranche mean when he spoke of "seeing all things in God"? Existence is a mystery because the light of it is inexhaustible.L. P. Jacks