Quotes

11 November 2014
... the condition of women affords, in all countries, the best criterion by which to judge the character of men.
11 November 2014
The best road to correct reasoning is by physical science; the way to trace effects to causes is through physical science; the only corrective, therefore, of superstition is physical science.
11 November 2014
... the happiness of a people is the only rational object of government, and the only object for which a people, free to choose, can have a government at all.
11 November 2014
We have ... dreamed so much and observed so little, that our imaginations have grown larger than the world we live in, and our judgments have dwindled down to a point.
11 November 2014
... the hired preachers of all sects, creeds, and religions, never do, and never can, teach any thing but what is in conformity with the opinions of those who pay them.
11 November 2014
The sciences have ever been the surest guides to virtue.
11 November 2014
Let us unite on the safe and sure ground of fact and experiment, and we can never err; yet better, we can never differ.
11 November 2014
Religion ... may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown.
11 November 2014
Persecution for opinion is the master vice of society.
11 November 2014
To give liberty to a slave before he understands its value is, perhaps, rather to impose a penalty than to bestow a blessing ...

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