Robert Ingersoll

Robert Ingersoll

was an American lawyer, father of the feminist Eva Ingersoll Brown, a Civil War veteran, politician, and orator of the United States during the Golden Age of Free Thought, noted for his broad range of
The first step is for man to cease to be the slave of man. The second, is to cease to be the slave of the monsters of his own creation, the ghosts and phantoms of the air.More Robert Ingersoll quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate.More Robert Ingersoll quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And what is the great thing that the stage does? It cultivates the imagination. And . . . the imagination constitutes the great difference between human beings. . . . The imagination is the mother of pity, the mother of generosity, the mother of every possible virtue. It is by the imagination that you are enabled to put yourself in the place of another.More Robert Ingersoll quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Had he been willing to live a hypocrite, he would have been respectable, he at least could have died surrounded by other hypocrites, and at his death there would have been an imposing funeral, with miles of carriages, filled with hypocrites, and above his hypocritical dust there would have been a hypocritical monument covered with lies.More Robert Ingersoll quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The history of intellectual progress is written in the lives of infidels.More Robert Ingersoll quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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