Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.
To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.
Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.
The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion.
Politics ruins the character.
You return and again take the proper course, guided by what? – By the picture in mind of the place you are headed for.
The strongest reason for giving woman all the opportunities for higher education, for the full development of her faculties, her forces of mind and body… is the solitude and personal responsibility of her own individual life.
The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother.
I thought that the chief thing to be done in order to equal boys was to be learned and courageous. So I decided to study Greek and learn to manage a horse.