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  1. In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.

  2. It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

  3. Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.

  4. When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.

  5. In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.

  6. It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.

  7. In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.

  8. Few rich men own their property; their property owns them.

  9. The true civilization is where every man gives to every other every right that he claims for himself.

  10. Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.

  11. Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.

  12. My creed is that: Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so.

  13. If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New, he would be insane.

  14. We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.

  15. What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.

  16. Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought.

  17. Insolence is not logic; epithets are the arguments of malice.

  18. An honest God is the noblest work of man.

  19. I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me. If they hold thought to be dangerous - if they aver that doubt is a crime, then I attack them one and all, because they enslave the minds of men.

  20. The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others.

  21. Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.

  22. The inspiration of the Bible depends upon the ignorance of the gentleman who reads it.

  23. A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.

  24. There is no slavery but ignorance.

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