There is no slavery but ignorance. Liberty is the child of intelligence. The history of man is simply the history of slavery, of injustice and brutality, together with the means by which he has, through the dead and desolate years, slowly and painfully advanced.
Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot.
If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New, he would be insane.
What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.
An honest God is the noblest work of man.
The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others.