I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart - the best brain.
Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)
Contributed by: Zaady
Few rich men own their own property. The property owns them.
One man in the right will finally get to be a majority.
. . . the hands that help are holier than the lips that pray.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
Commerce is the great civilizer. We exchange ideas when we exchange fabrics.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments - there are consequences.
Source: Lectures & Essays, 1896
Every flower about a house certifies to the refinement of somebody. Every vine climbing and blossoming tells of love and joy.
Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
There is no slavery but ignorance.
Source: The Liberty of Man, Woman and Child, 1877
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