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Joseph Priestley

The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.

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Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves.

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It is no use speaking in soft, gentle tones if everyone else is shouting.

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What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others.

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Will is nothing more than a particular case of the general doctrine of association of ideas, and therefore a perfectly mechanical thing.

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Every man, when he comes to be sensible of his natural rights, and to feel his own importance, will consider himself as fully equal to any other person whatever.

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As we read the school reports on our children, we realize a sense of relief that can rise to delight that thank Heaven nobody is reporting in this fashion on us.

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Could we have entered into the mind of Sir Isaac Newton, and have traced all the steps by which he produced his great works, we might see nothing very extraordinary in the process.

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We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in color and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types.

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Christianity is perhaps as much indebted to its enemies, as to its friends, for this important service. In their indiscriminate attacks, whatever has been found to be untenable has been gradually abandoned, and I hope the attack will be continued till nothing of the wretched outworks be left; and then, I doubt not, a safe and impregnable fortress, will be sound in the center, a fortress built upon a rock, against which the gates of death will not prevail.

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