Quotes from the World for Tuesday 08/06/MMXIII

When we lose love, we lose also our identification with the universe and with eternal values—an identification which alone makes it possible for us to lay our lives on the altar for what we believe.

Sarah Patton Boyle
Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 3, ch. 2 (1962).

Boyle, a white Virginian, had publicly advocated integration despite great opposition, social isolation, and threats of violence.