The discussion about energy options tends to be an intensely emotional, polarised, mistrustful, and destructive one. Every option is strongly opposed: the public seem to be anti-wind, anti-coal, anti-waste-to-energy, anti-tidal-barrages, anti-carbon-tax, and anti-nuclear.
We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.
The sole equality on earth is death.
If Socialism can only be realized when the intellectual development of all the people permits it, then we shall not see Socialism for at least five hundred years.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
But although all our knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that it arises from experience.
Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.
The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
It is not necessary that whilst I live I live happily; but it is necessary that so long as I live I should live honourably.
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.