The ruling class has the schools and press under its thumb. This enables it to sway the emotions of the masses.
Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies … It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it.
A ship is always safe at the shore, but that is not what it is built for.
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.