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" An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature. "
" Our lives are universally shortened by our ignorance. "
" Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society. "
" Science is organized knowledge. "
" Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity. "
" The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship. "
" We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced. "
" Education has for its object the formation of character. "
" Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations. "
" Government is essentially immoral. "
" The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools. "
" The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. "
" Those who have never entered upon scientific pursuits know not a tithe of the poetry by which they are surrounded. "
" Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit. "
" Marriage: A word which should be pronounced 'mirage'. "
" How often misused words generate misleading thoughts. "
" What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man. "
" Every cause produces more than one effect. "
" In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances. "
" Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect. "
" Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror. "
" The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future. "
" Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost. "
" Love is life's end, but never ending. Love is life's wealth, never spent, but ever spending. Love's life's reward, rewarded in rewarding. "
" Who indeed, after pulling off the coloured glasses of prejudice and thrusting out of sight his pet projects, can help seeing the folly of these endeavours to protect men against themselves? A sad population of imbeciles would our schemers fill the world with, could their plans last. "
" Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold. "
" The Republican form of government is the highest form of government: but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature, a type nowhere at present existing. "
" Volumes might be written upon the impiety of the pious. "
" Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources. "
" Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom. "
" No one can be perfectly free till all are free; no one can be perfectly moral till all are moral; no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy. "