“Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.”
"As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead trying to kill me. They do not feel enmity against me as an individual, nor I against them. They are only doing their duty, as the saying goes. Most of them, I have no doubt, are kind-hearted law-abiding men who would never dream of committing murder in private life. On the other hand, if one of them succeeds in blowing me to pieces with a well-placed bomb, he will never sleep any the worse for it. He is serving his country, which has the power to absolve him from evil."
“All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.”
“If people cannot write well, they cannot think well, and if they cannot think well, others will do their thinking for them.”