Quotes

11 November 2014
I prefer surveying for a week to spending a week in fashionable society even of the best class.
11 November 2014
A sense of power is the most intoxicating stimulant a mortal can enjoy ...
11 November 2014
Subject the material world to the higher ends by understanding it in all its relations to daily life and action.
11 November 2014
It is cruelty to children to keep five-year-olds sitting still, gazing into vacancy even for one hour at a time. We have little idea of the torture we thus inflict.
11 November 2014
...all enjoyment is dependent upon the frailty of human life and human desires ... if we were to have all we want and to live forever, all enjoyment would be gone.
11 November 2014
The world moves, but we seem to move with it. When I studied physiology before ... there were two hundred and eight bones in the body. Now there are two hundred and thirty- eight.
11 November 2014
I wish the women's rights folks would be more sensible. I think women have a great deal to learn, before they are fit to vote.
11 November 2014
A political place with no power, only influence, is not to my taste.
11 November 2014
Work is a sovereign remedy for all ills, and a man who loves to work will never be unhappy.
11 November 2014
You cannot make women contented with cooking and cleaning and you need not try.

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