Every time a superior person who has position invades the rights and liberties and the dignity of an inferior person, he degrades himself, he retards and debases his own manhood when he does it.
Clarence Darrow Quotes
Everybody may have his own taste about marrying, whether it is between two people of the same race or two people of a different race, but is there any reason in logic or in ethics why people should not meet together upon perfect equality and in every relation of life and never think of the […]
The lowest standards of ethics of which a right-thinking man can possibly conceive is taught to the common soldier whose trade is to shoot his fellow men. In youth he may have learned the command, ‘Thou shalt not kill,’ but the ruler takes the boy just as he enters manhood and teaches him that his […]
What are these sins? What has the human race done that was so bad, except to eat of the tree of knowledge? Does anybody need to save man from his sins in a miraculous way? It is an absurd piece of theology which they themselves say that you must accept on faith because your reason […]
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.
I had grown tired of standing in the lean and lonely front line facing the greatest enemy that ever confronted man-public opinion.
At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he knows he can’t.
I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.