Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had because they didn't have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.
I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her authors, contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left.
We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt.