Signs of the Times

Chicago Sunday Evening Club

Spencer D. Moseley, President
General American Transportation
Corporation in an address to the
Chicago Sunday Evening Club

In my experience, I have yet to meet anyone who does not in some way deserve my respect. ... I believe that this strong feeling has made it considerably easier for me to try to follow the Golden Rule, which has such tremendous ramifications.

It is so easy today to slip into the habit of grouping people. We're either Northern or Southern, Black or White, labor or management, city or country, "in" or "out," but all these labels say nothing about a man. They don't describe his honesty, his pride, his capability for compassion, his humility, his skills, his strength; ... his love of God, his country, and his home; his humor, his dignity, his warmth. All these traits have to be God-given, and they reflect the infinity of Mind that is also reflected in the sameness—yet individuality—of snowflakes....

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January 21, 1967

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