Without Freedom of Thought, there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as publick Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.
Whether you can observe a thing or not depends on the theory which you use. It is the theory which decides what can be observed.
When we are working at a difficult task and strive after a good thing, we are fighting a righteous battle, the direct reward of which is that we are kept from much evil.
When things get really bad, just raise your glass and stamp your feet and do a little jig. That’s about all you can do.
When a man is taken in a mystical sense, his qualities are often signified by his actions, and by the circumstances of things about him.
We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances.
There be those who say that things and places have souls, and there be those who say they have not; I dare not say, myself, but I have told you of The Street.
The really valuable thing in the pageant of human life seems to me not the State but the creative, sentient individual, the personality; it alone creates the noble and the sublime, while the herd as such remains dull in thought and dull in feeling.