In abstract love of humanity one almost always only loves oneself.
Humanity can live without science, it can live without bread, but it cannot live without beauty. Without beauty, there would be nothing left to do in this life. Here the secret lies. Here lies the entire story.
When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
The only sin in the world is ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
All men by nature desire knowledge.