There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.
We will not leave this place until our comrades are free. We are the power here. We are the power.
Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic.
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out.
Heroism is endurance for one moment more.
The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by five hundred readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the five hundred, he reaches the five hundred thousand.
Susceptibility to the highest forces is the highest genius.
The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning.
I tell you the solemn truth, that the doctrine of the Trinity is not so difficult to accept for a working proposition as any one of the axioms of physics.