God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech.
I am not one of those people who believe that MLK achieved more in martyrdom than he could have if he’d lived: imagine what a guiding influence he could have on the world were he still among us.
I’m attempting to put myself in a bottle that will one day wash up on the beach for my children.
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Whilst we deliberate how to begin a thing, it grows too late to begin it.
For my own part, I abandon the ethics of duty to the Hegelian critique with no regrets; it would appear to me, indeed, to have been correctly characterized by Hegel as an abstract thought, as a thought of understanding.
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.