Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.
When you take a drug to treat high blood pressure or diabetes, you have an objective test to measure blood pressure and the amount of sugar in the blood. It is straight-forward. With autism, you are looking for changes in behavior.
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
American decline is real, though the apocalyptic vision reflects the familiar ruling class perception that anything short of total control amounts to total disaster.
Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
If you’ve given away a sense of your own destiny, you need enormous amounts of hierarchy and protection within the structure to make up for what you’ve given away.
I stayed away from mathematics not so much because I knew it would be hard work as because of the amount of time I knew it would take, hours spent in a field where I was not a natural.
Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.
In an ideal world, the amount of money we spend on medical research to prevent or cure a disease would be proportional to its seriousness and the number of people who suffer from it.