In his own way each man must struggle, lest the moral law become a far-off abstraction utterly separated from his active life.

Jane Addams (1860-1935) American reformer, suffragist, philosopher, author
Twenty Years at Hull-House, ch. 4 “The Snare of Preparation” (1910)

Quoting her notebook (Sep 1882).
Added on 24-Sep-13 | Last updated 24-Sep-13
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