Katharine Fullerton Gerould
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprung up.Oliver Wendell Holmes
Modes and Morals (1920)
- The great mistake of the reformers is to believe that life begins and ends with health, and that happiness begins and ends with a full stomach and the power to enjoy physical pleasures, even of the finer kind.
- Ch. 1
- The aristocracy most widely developed in America is that of wealth.
- Ch. 2
- I nearly always find, when I ask a vegetarian if he is a socialist, or a socialist if he is a vegetarian, that the answer is in the affirmative.
- Ch. 3
- Individual freedom and individual equality cannot co-exist. I dare say no one since Thomas Jefferson has really believed it.
- Ch. 4
- Many of us do not believe in capital punishment, because thus society takes from a man what society cannot give.
- Ch. 7