One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring.
A professor must have a theory as a dog must have fleas.
All the benefit that a New Yorker gets out of Kansas is no more than what he might get out of Saskatchewan, the Argentine pampas, of Siberia. But New York to a Kansan is not only a place where he may get drunk, look at dirty shows and buy bogus antiques; it is also a place where he may enforce his dunghill ideas upon his betters.
All government, in its essence, is a conspiracy against the superior man: its one permanent object is to oppress him and cripple him.
Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time.
I do not believe in democracy, but I am perfectly willing to admit that it provides the only really amusing form of government ever endured by mankind.