Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.
It is not actual suffering but the taste of better things which excites people to revolt.
What greater reassurance can the weak have than that they are like anyone else?
The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do.
Animals often strike us as passionate machines.
One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.