Harriet Martineau Quotes

It is melancholy to sit on the piled stones amidst the wreck of this wonderful edifice (the Ramaseum), where violence inconceivable to us has been used to destroy what art inconceivable to us has erected. What a rebuke to the vanity of succeeding ages is here! What have we been about, to imagine men in […]

A soul preoccupied with great ideas best performs small duties.

It is my deliberate opinion that the one essential requisite of human welfare in all ways is scientific knowledge of human nature.

Is it to be understood that the principles of the Declaration of Independence bear no relation to half of the human race?

If a test of civilization be sought, none can be so sure as the condition of that half of society over which the other half has power.