The moral and religious system which Jesus Christ transmitted to us is the best the world has ever seen, or can see.
Christians are directed to have faith in Christ, as the effectual means of obtaining the change they desire.
God heals, and the doctor takes the fees. Energy and persistence conquer all things. He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! Oh, it's easier to keep Holidays than Commandments. Well done is better than well said.
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, His precepts!
In any compromise between food and poison, it is only death that can win. In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit.
The difference between animals and humans is that animals change themselves for the environment, but humans change the environment for themselves.
A 'mixed economy' is a society in the process of committing suicide.
An emotion as much tells you nothing about reality, beyond the fact that something makes you feel something.
It is easier to donate a few thousand to charity and think oneself noble than to base self-respect on personal standards of personal achievement.
It is fairly easy to grasp abstract moral principles; it can be very difficult to apply them to a given situation, particularly when it involves the moral character of another person..
Man cannot demand that others give up their lives to make him happy.
When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion - when you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing - when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors - when you see that men get richer by graft and
The first right on earth is the right of the ego. Man's first duty is to himself. His moral law is never to place his prime goal within the persons of others. His moral obligation is to do what he wishes, provided his wish does not depend primarily upon other men.
Contrary to the ecologists, nature does not stand still and does not maintain the kind of equilibrium that guarantees the survival of any particular species - least of all the survival of her greatest and most fragile product: man.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
A 'whim' is a desire experienced by a person who does not know and does not care to discover its cause.
The lust that drives others to enslave an empire, had become, in her limits, a passion for power over him. She had set out to break him, as if, unable to equal his value, she could surpass it by destroying it, as if the measure of his greatness would thus become the measure of hers, as if the vandal
Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.
There is only one institution that can arrogate to itself the power legally to trade by means of rubber checks: the government. And it is the only institution that can mortgage your future without your knowledge or consent: government securities (and paper money) are promissory notes on future tax r
There are only two means by which men can deal with one another: guns or logic. Force or persuasion. Those who know that they cannot win by means of logic, have always resorted to guns.
Another current catch-phrase is the complaint that the nations of the world are divided into 'haves' and the 'have-nots.' Observe that the 'haves' are those who have freedom, and that it is freedom that the 'have-nots' have not.
He had a big head and a face so ugly it became almost fascinating.
But Aristotle's philosophy was the intellect's Declaration of Independence.
At first, man was enslaved by the gods. But he broke their chains. Then he was enslaved by the kings. But he broke their chains. He was enslaved by his birth, by his kin, by his race. But he broke their chains. He declared to all his brothers that a man has rights which neither god nor king nor othe