Material blessings, when they pay beyond the category of need, are weirdly fruitful of headache
Ignorance is not bliss - it is oblivion
If liberty has any meaning it means freedom to improve
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen
I don't like people--much. This kind, I mean. And they don't like me at all, as a rule. Maybe the latter explains the former.
God must hate common people, because he made them so common.
Absolute dominion of a powerful people by a minority always produces national aggression.
Common man has at long last got himself so far out of gear with nature and his environment that he is beginning to see the shape of extinction, whether he recognizes it as such or not.
But we are as other men, exactly. Of one blood, one species, one brain, one figure, one fundamental set of collective instincts, one solitary body of information, one everything. Superiority and inferiority are individual, not racial or national.