Supervising the newspaper, giving a lecture to the youth in the schools, is this not better than being a Member of Parliament?
Any given phenomenon is always found set between two other phenomena. One of these is its efficient cause, and the other its final cause;
Man’s starting point is ignorance and inexperience;
Now, progress toward perfection always implies some degree of imperfection in the future as well as in the past.
Liberty! Therein, in the last analysis, lies the source of harmony. Oppression! Therein lies the source of discord. The struggle between these two forces fills the annals of history.
Excessive compensations by their very nature arouse covetousness.
No man is willing to waste his strength for the mere pleasure of wasting it.
It is not true that the great laws of Providence are hastening society along the road to disaster.
In my field, there is a lot to learn and little to do.