Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.
An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is a property of thinking. To generalize means to think.
Education is the art of making man ethical.
Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights.
What experience and history teaches us is that people and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.
Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.
When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated.
To him who looks upon the world rationally, the world in its turn presents a rational aspect. The relation is mutual.
Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help.
It is easier to discover a deficiency in individuals, in states, and in Providence, than to see their real import and value.