Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.
Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.
The pleasure of work is open to anyone who can develop some specialised skill, provided that he can get satisfaction from the exercise of his skill without demanding universal applause.