Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it.
A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
The great and admirable strength of America consists in this, that America is truly the American people.
I would be a traitor to these poor burned bodies if I came here to talk good fellowship.
Women are stronger than men – they do not die of wisdom.
Surely these women won’t lose any more of their beauty and charm by putting a ballot in a ballot box once a year than they are likely to lose standing in foundries or laundries all year round. There is no harder contest than the contest for bread, let me tell you that.
Americans seem sometimes to believe that if you are a thinker you must be a frowning bore, because thinking is so damn serious.
I read upon the subject and grew more and more interested, and after a time I became a member of the National Board, and had duties and responsibilities that kept me busy after my day’s work was done.
Our people were very restive, saying that they could not sit under that notice, and that if the National Board did not call them out soon they would go out of themselves.
So we must stand together to resist, for we will get what we can take – just that and no more.