A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom a press will never be anything but bad.
I don’t want to be a genius – I have enough problems just trying to be a man.
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
To be famous, in fact, one has only to kill one’s landlady.
To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.
You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.