In the present case it is a little inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible to any public office of trust or profit in the Republic. But I do not repine, for I am a subject of it only by force of arms.
There is only a certain amount of wealth in the world, this thinking goes. Economics is a matter of acquiring and allocating, not creating. This was the view of the world’s smartest people, all top philosophers and not stupid people, for many thousands of years before the age of the enlightenment. It still is.
Before you go to live the life you are being forced by others to live, remember they’ll never be there to share your challenges and emotions that come with it together with you!
A homely face does not guarantee a homely character. Appearance is the body, character is the spirit, and the soul bears the most vital qualities.
… for it is very probable, that the motion of gravity worketh weakly, both far from the earth, and also within the earth: the former because the appetite of union of dense bodies with the earth, in respect of the distance, is more dull: the latter, because the body hath in part attained its nature when it is some depth in the earth.
(Foreshadowing Isaac Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation (1687))
The power of knowledge is so great and forceful, if only we knew.
I Would Force Myself Edge Of The Life,To Know Its Really Worthy Being Alive.
In a world where women are commodities, a woman who refuses to sell herself will have the thing she refuses to sell taken away from her by force
I find I am much prouder of the victory I obtain over myself, when, in the very ardor of dispute, I make myself submit to my adversary’s force of reason, than I am pleased with the victory I obtain over him through his weakness.
Oh, hey, kettle, I’m pot and wow, you’re black.