"Reason is the test of ridicule, not ridicule the test of truth."
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"Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason."
"An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly."
"Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world."
"Reason is emotion for the sexless."
"The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart."
"Nothing is ever accomplished by a reasonable man."
"A populace never rebels from passion for attack, but from impatience of suffering."
"Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being."
"What is a rebel? A man who says no."
"No one can go on being a rebel too long without turning into an autocrat."
"It's not wise to violate rules until you know how to observe them."
"A riot is the language of the unheard."
"When the sword of rebellion is drawn, the sheath should be thrown away."
"Twelve highlanders and a bagpipe make a rebellion."
"Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws."
"We are enjoying sluggish times and not enjoying them very much."
"Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours."
"I see one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished."
"The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation."
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