A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
A party is like a sausage machine, it grinds up all sorts of heads together into the same baloney.
A thousand words can't make the mark a single deed will leave.
Almost everyone who has gone to the bad early in life has had a deceitful mother.
Cage an eagle and it will bite at the wires, be they of iron or of gold.
Castles in the air- they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too.
Do you know what we are... those of us who count as pillars of society? We are society's tools, neither more nor less.
Don't use that foreign word 'ideals.' We have that excellent native word 'lies.'
I don't imagine you will dispute the fact that at present the stupid people are in an absolutely overwhelming majority all the world over.
I hold that man is in the right who is most closely in league with the future.
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
It is no use lying to one's self.
It takes fifty years for the majority to be right. The majority is never right until it does right.
Look into any man's heart you please, and you will always find, in every one, at least one black spot which he has to keep concealed.
Many a man can save himself if he admits he's done wrong and takes his punishment.
One's life is a heavy price to pay for being born.
People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy ought to have the decency to get themselves buried, and not waste time about it.
Really to sin you have to be serious about it.
The great secret of power is never to will to do more than you can accomplish.
The majority is always wrong. The minority is rarely right.
The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom- these are the pillars of society.
The thing is, you see, that the strongest man in the world is the man who stands alone.
There can be no freedom or beauty about a home life that depends on borrowing and debt.
To live is to war with trolls.
What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
When you've sold yourself once for the sake of others, you don't do it second time.
You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.
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