England is nothing but the last ward of the European madhouse, and quite possibly it will prove to be the ward for particularly violent cases.
This contradiction lies here they wish God, and they wish humanity. They persist in connecting two terms which, once separated, can come together again only to destroy each other.
Therefore, if God existed, only in one way could he serve human liberty - by ceasing to exist.
The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart.
Such a faith would be fatal to my reason, to my liberty, and even to the success of my undertakings it would immediately transform me into a stupid slave, an instrument of the will and interests of others.
Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie and the workers want no lying.
I am sure that, on the one hand, the Rothschilds appreciate the merits of Marx, and that on the other hand, Marx feels an instinctive inclination and a great respect for the Rothschilds.
I am conscious of my inability to grasp, in all its details and positive developments, any very large portion of human knowledge.
By striving to do the impossible, man has always achieved what is possible. Those who have cautiously done no more than they believed possible have never taken a single step forward.
Anyone who makes plans for after the revolution is a reactionary.
A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity, I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that, if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him.
She used to diet on any kind of food she could lay her hands on.
Lefty Grove could throw a lamb chop past a wolf.
It was as helpful as throwing a drowning man both ends of the rope.
If you do big things they print your face, and if you do little things they print only your thumbs.
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.
The privilege of ruling would be in the hands of the skilled and the learned, with a wide scope left for profitable crooked deals carried on by the Jews, who would be attracted by the enormous extension of the international speculations of the national banks.
Even the most wretched individual of our present society could not exist and develop without the cumulative social efforts of countless generations.
His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours.
From the naturalistic point of view, all men are equal. There are only two exceptions to this rule of naturalistic equality geniuses and idiots.
The freedom of all is essential to my freedom.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.
Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws.
Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever.