It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.
Integrity has no need of rules.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.
Human history begins with man’s act of disobedience which is at the very same time the beginning of his freedom and development of his reason.
I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.