There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves.
The right of absolute and irresponsible dominion is the right of property, and the right of property is the right of absolute, irresponsible dominion. The two are identical; the one necessarily implying the other.
He who has loved and who betrays love does harm not only to the image of the past, but to the past itself.
The finest command of language is often shown by saying nothing.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
We cannot even recollect the actions of our infancy, our childhood is like something written on a slate and rubbed off.
It’s up to the national associations and their leagues to limit the entry of foreign players.
If you want to cut your own throat, don’t come to me for a bandage.
All legitimate government is a mutual insurance company, voluntarily agreed upon by the parties to it, for the protection of their rights against wrong-doers. In its voluntary character it is precisely similar to an association for mutual protection against fire or shipwreck.