We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone.
The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
We should not say that one man’s hour is worth another man’s hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time’s carcass.
The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles.
The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
I expect to plead not for the slave only, but for suffering humanity everywhere. Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex.
But I do believe that a woman’s truest place is in a home, with a husband and with children, and with large freedom, pecuniary freedom, personal freedom, and the right to vote.
Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers.
As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities.
The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money.