In this definition is contained the answer to the question as to what gives men the power to establish laws. What gives them the power to establish laws is the same thing which secures obedience to them - organized violence.
I am convinced that the teaching of the church is in theory a crafty and evil lie, and in practice a concoction of gross superstition and witchcraft
I have learned that every man lives not through care of himself, but by love.
I know that my unity with all people cannot be destroyed by national boundaries and government orders.
If a man earnestly seeks a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from animal food.
If it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.
If one loves, one loves the whole person as he or she is, and not as one might wish them to be.
If there is no higher reason--and there is none--then my own reason must be the supreme judge of my life
Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
In saying that without the power of the state, evil men would rule over the good. It is taken for granted that the good are precisely those who at the present time have power, and the bad the same who are no subjugated.