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.
Our lives are universally shortened by our ignorance.
When a man’s knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
Volumes might be written upon the impiety of the pious.