Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit
Quote by Henry Brooks Adams
Politics... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
All taxation is an evil, but heavy taxes, indiscriminately levied on every everything are one...
What one knows is, in youth, of little moment; they know enough who know how...
In practice, such trifles as contradictions in principle are easily set aside; the faculty of...
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
A friend in power is a friend lost.
The People of Virginia declare and make known that the powers granted under the Constitution...
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is...
Morality is a private and costly luxury
You say that love is nonsense....I tell you it is no such thing. For weeks...
Thank God, I never was cheerful. I come from the happy stock of the Mathers,...
Every man who has at last succeeded, after long effort, in calling up the divinity...
Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race...
I tell you the solemn truth, that the doctrine of the Trinity is not so...
One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three hardly possible.
The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a...
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean
Everywhere one seeks to produce meaning, to make the world signify, to render it visible....
Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.