Free love? as if love is anything but free. Man has bought brains, but all the millions in the world have failed to buy love.
A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man’s right to his body, or woman’s right to her soul.
My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious. All act and react upon one another.
An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice.
Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.
The most violent element in society is ignorance.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.