If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.
Mankind have been slow to believe that order reigns in the universe-that the world is a cosmos and a chaos.
It is the high privilege and sacred duty of those now living to educate their successors and fit them, by intelligence and virtue, for the inheritance which awaits them.
Coercion is the basis of every law in the universe,--human or divine. A law is not law without coercion behind it.
[It is possible] that the race of red men ... will, before many generations, be remembered only as a strange, weird, dream-like specter, which has passed once before the eyes of men, but had departed forever.