Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.
The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.
Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
There is no such thing as a 'self-made' man. We are made up of thousands of others.
George Matthew Adams
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist, and believed blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations.
A government of laws, and not of men.
All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
John Quincy Adams
It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
I love being a woman and I was not one of these women who rose through professional life by wearing men's clothes or looking masculine. I loved wearing bright colors and being who I am.