Wherever there is a settled society, religion is necessary; the laws cover manifest crimes, and religion covers secret crimes.
We are a society of notoriously unhappy people: lonely, anxious, depressed, destructive, dependent — people who are glad when we have killed the time we are trying so hard to save.
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
Wherever a man goes, men will pursue and paw him with their dirty institutions, and, if they can, constrain him to belong to their desperate odd-fellow society.
There is no good in living in a society where you are merely the equal of everybody else. The true pleasure of life is to live with your inferiors.
There is equality where all are slaves, as well as where all are free. This shows that equality, by itself, is not enough to make a good society.