The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open.
To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
Jesus is ideal and wonderful, but you Christians – you are not like him.
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
Faith… must be enforced by reason… when faith becomes blind it dies.
Man is supposed to be the maker of his destiny. It is only partly true. He can make his destiny, only in so far as he is allowed by the Great Power.
Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement, a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character.