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Quote Left Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than find as quickly as possible someone to worship. Quote Right
Quote Left To be too conscious is an illness. A real thorough going illness. Quote Right
Quote Left Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad. Quote Right
Quote Left The most pressing question on the problem of faith is whether a man as a civilized being can believe in the divinity of the Son of God, Jesus Christ, for therein rests the whole of our faith. Quote Right
Quote Left Imagine that you are creating a fabric of human destiny with the object of making men happy in the end, giving them peace and rest at last, but that it was essential and inevitable to torture to death only one tiny creature, and to found that edifice on its unavenged tears. Would you consent to be the architect on those conditions? Tell me, and tell the truth. Quote Right
Quote Left Love animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled. Do not trouble their joy, don't harass them, don't deprive them of their happiness, don't work against God's intent. Man, do not pride yourself on superiority to animals; they are without sin, and you, with your greatness, defile the earth by your appearance on it, and leave the traces of your foulness after you - alas, it is true of almost every one of us! Quote Right
Quote Left It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer? Quote Right
Quote Left It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half. Quote Right
Quote Left The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering the prisons. Quote Right
Quote Left The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. Quote Right
Quote Left Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded. Quote Right
Quote Left A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes. Quote Right
Quote Left If there is no God, everything is permitted. Quote Right
Quote Left Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys. Quote Right