Compassion has enemies, and those enemies are things like pity, moral outrage, fear.
There is no denying that Hitler and Stalin are alive today… they are waiting for us to forget, because this is what makes possible the resurrection of these two monsters.
Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.
It’s interesting that one of the definitions of the word ‘human’ is ‘sympathetic.’ More and more people are beginning to show that they understand why that is important.
I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.
The right of such control is already admitted by the State Socialists, though they maintain that, as a matter of fact, the individual would be allowed a much larger liberty than he now enjoys.
I refuse to accept that the shackles of slavery can ever be stronger than the quest for freedom.
I shall not change my course because those who assume to be better than I desire it.
To keep a person ignorant is to place them in a cage.
If technology and medicine are used by women to have children or not to have children or to have healthier children – that’s one thing. But if it’s used to say, ‘You’re not a real woman unless you have a child; therefore, take all these dangerous hormones and have one at 54,’ then it’s another story.