We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
The great man is he who does not lose his child’s-heart.
It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
The equal right of all men and women to the use of land is as clear as their equal right to breathe the air. It is a right proclaimed by the fact of their existence. For we cannot suppose that some men and women have a right to be in this world and others do not.
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much higher consideration.
You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.
Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.