The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character.
We might all place ourselves in one of two ranks the women who do something, and the women who do nothing; the first being of course the only creditable place to occupy.
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
There has been talk in Europe about American hegemony being somehow based upon the use of the dollar in the world. I just don’t see that connection at all.
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
I think of an intellectual as just being bookish, being interested in history books, utopian ideas, that kind of thing.
I’m tired of being treated like a second-class citizen.
What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid.
The reason so many intelligent and creative people suffer from depression is that when you take the risk of being fully conscious, you open Pandora’s box, and you can’t close it again.
Freedom lies in being bold.