In science the important thing is to modify and change one’s ideas as science advances.
Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man.
We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one.
Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
All socialism involves slavery.
Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror.
Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.