My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy. George Eliot, Letter to Charles Bray (November 15, 1857). By: Redactor Booker T. Washington Mary Ann Evans Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website + one = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.