Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.
Kant, as we all know, compared moral law to the starry heavens, and found them both sublime. On the naturalistic hypothesis we should rather compare it to the protective blotches on a beetles back, and find them both ingenious. Arthur J. BalfourFoundations of Belief.
Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning,an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies. LongfellowKavanagh. Ch. XIII.