The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.
Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
The imagination is man’s power over nature.
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
I think it is the height of ignorance to believe that the sexual act is an independent function necessary like sleeping or eating. Seeing, therefore, that I did not desire more children, I began to strive after self-control. There was endless difficulty in the task.
I will far rather see the race of man extinct than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God’s creation, woman, the object of our lust.
I am not as simple as I look.
I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following.