The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man’s right to his body, or woman’s right to her soul.
A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice.
The most violent element in society is ignorance.
To live life well is to express life poorly; if one expresses life too well, one is living it no longer.
On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be found that it is a mere adjustment to the inevitable.
Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think.
Reverie is not a mind vacuum. It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul.
The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another.
One cannot be too extreme in dealing with social ills; the extreme thing is generally the true thing.