It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality.
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Only when human sorrows are turned into a toy with glaring colors will baby people become interested - for a while at least. The people are a very fickle baby that must have new toys every day.
To disbelieve in the gods is at the same time to affirm life, purpose and beauty.
The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character.
Heaven must be an awfully dull place if the poor in spirit live there.
The political arena leaves one no alternative, one must either be a dunce or a rogue.
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