Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.
Even if (as I myself believe) almost all Hegel's doctrines are false, he still retains an importance which is not merely historical, as the best representative of a certain kind of philosophy which, in others, is less coherent and less comprehensive.
When the qualities that now confer leadership have become universal, there will no longer be leaders and followers, and democracy will have been realized at last.
A stupid man's report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.
The modern man thinks that everything ought to be done for the sake of something else, and never for its own sake.