The saying that beauty is but skin deep is but a skin-deep saying.
Marriage: A word which should be pronounced 'mirage'.
When a man's knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
The Republican form of government is the highest form of government; but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature -- a type nowhere at present existing.
Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is -- a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.
We too often forget that not only is there a soul of goodness in things evil, but very generally also, a soul of truth in things erroneous.
Every pleasure raises the tide of life; every pain lowers the tide of life.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship.
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.
People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to be a good animal.
Government is essentially immoral.
Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.
The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.
Time: that which man is always trying to kill, ends in killing him.
How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.
Those who have never entered upon scientific pursuits know not a tithe of the poetry by which they are surrounded.
No one can be perfectly free till all are free; no one can be perfectly moral till all are moral; no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy.
All socialism involves slavery. That which fundamentally distinguishes the slave is that he labours under coercion to satisfy anothers desires.
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