conduct, still it seems to me they must be much more than that. They are always with me, whether I will it or not, or know it or not. And they are as much a part of me when I am alone as when I am with others.
I sometimes wonder, however, whether the basic beliefs of most of mankind are not much more nearly the same than many of us realize.
Perhaps I can best express it by saying that I believe there are, inevitable, an eternal higher principles—or laws—by which all of us, without exception, must live. My beliefs are what I think these truths must be, no matter how inestimably and imperfectly I may have learned them. They do not, necessarily, have any connection with the changeable laws of nation, or state, or of man, or even of any particular religion. They are the immutable laws of nature, or of God—