There is no such thing as justice – in or out of court.
Freedom comes from human beings, rather than from laws and institutions.
As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.
In a terrible crisis there is only one element more helpless than the poor, and that is the rich.
It may never come, but I fancy than no man who has sympathy for the human race does not wish that sometime those who labor should have the whole product of their toil. Probably it will never come, but I wish that the time might come when men who work in the industries would own the industries.
Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
Physical deformity, calls forth our charity. But the infinite misfortune of moral deformity calls forth nothing but hatred and vengeance.
The fact that there is a general belief in a future life is no evidence of its truth.
Liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress that can beguile the brain and soul of man. From him who will not give her all, she will have nothing. She knows that his pretended love serves but to betray. But when once the fierce heat of her quenchless, lustrous eyes has burned into the victim’s heart, he will know no other smile but hers.
If a man is happy in America, it is considered he is doing something wrong.
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
The best that we can do is to be kindly and helpful toward our friends and fellow passengers who are clinging to the same speck of dirt while we are drifting side by side to our common doom.
To think is to differ.
Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they are meant to serve.
I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
I don’t believe in God because I don’t believe in Mother Goose
With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of men.
The pursuit of truth shall set you free – even if you never catch up with it.
Common experience shows how much rarer is moral courage than physical bravery. A thousand men will march to the mouth of the cannon where one man will dare espouse an unpopular cause.
Topics: Idleness, Bravery
No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.
There is no such thing as justice—in or out of court.
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