A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
One of the qualities of liberty is that, as long as it is being striven after, it goes on expanding. Therefore, the man who stands in the midst of the struggle and says, ‘I have it,’ merely shows by doing so that he has just lost it.
Don’t use that foreign word ‘ideals.’ We have that excellent native word ‘lies.’
The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority.
The spectacles of experience; through them you will see clearly a second time.
These heroes of finance are like beads on a string; when one slips off, all the rest follow.
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
A forest bird never wants a cage.
What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!