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It seems to be the fate of idealists to obtain what they have struggled for in a form which destroys their ideals.
We are now again in an epoch of wars of religion, but a religion is now called an "ideology.".
I think periods of browsing during which no occupation is imposed from without are important in youth because they give time for the formation of these apparently fugitive but really vital impressions.
If you question any candid person who is no longer young, he is very likely to tell you that, having tasted life in this world, he has no wish to begin again as a "new boy" in another.
Love, children, and work are the great sources of fertilizing contact between the individual and the rest of the world.
Government can easily exist without law, but law cannot exist without government.
The essence of the Liberal outlook lies not in what opinions are held, but in how they are held: instead of being held dogmatically, they are held tentatively, and with a consciousness that new evidence may at any moment lead to their abandonment.
Too little liberty brings stagnation, and too much brings chaos.
Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible.
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.
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