Truth is born into this world only with pangs and tribulations, and every fresh truth is received unwillingly.
I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions.
What we need are not prohibitory marriage laws, but a reformed society, an educated public opinion which will teach individual duty in these matters.
To expect the world to receive a new truth, or even an old truth, without challenging it, is to look for one of those miracles which do not occur.
It has been generally the custom of writers on natural history to take the habits and instincts of animals as the fixed point, and to consider their structure and organization as specially adapted to be in accordance with them.
To say that mind is a product or function of protoplasm, or of its molecular changes, is to use words to which we can attach no clear conception.