Suffrage is a common right of citizenship. Women have the right of suffrage. Logically it cannot be escaped.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
To our critical eyes, the threads of which the past is woven are, by nature, endless and indivisible. Scientifically speaking, we cannot grasp the absolute beginning of anything: everything extends backwards to be prolonged by something else.
Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
The happiness of one’s own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one’s own happiness, the happiness of others.
A child, from the time he can think, should think about all he sees, should suffer for all who cannot live with honesty, should work so that all men can be honest, and should be honest himself.
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
The simple truth of our finiteness is that we could, by whatever means, go on interminably only at the price of either losing the past and, therewith, our identity, or living only in the past and therefore without a real present. We cannot seriously wish either and thus not a physical enduring at that price.
Speech and silence. We feel safer with a madman who talks than with one who cannot open his mouth.