Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
One of the things that has to be faced is the process of waiting to change the system, how much we have got to do to find out who we are, where we have come from and where we are going.
Woman is at once apple and serpent.
I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a woman that is half the battle.
Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented.
Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.
He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave.
Democracy is not about making speeches. It is about making committees work.
Special emphasis should be laid on this intimate interrelation of general statements about empirical fact with the logical elements and structure of theoretical systems.
Of course there may well be particular reasons why Spencer rather than others is dead, as there were also particular reasons why he rather than others made such a stir.