Edward Bellamy Quotes.
The nation guarantees the nurture, education, and comfortable maintenance of every citizen from the cradle to the grave.
An American credit card is just as good in Europe as American gold used to be.
No republic can long exist unless a substantial equality in the wealth of citizens prevails.
I first saw the light in the city of Boston in the year 1857.
Your system was liable to periodical convulsions, business crises at intervals of five to ten years, which wrecked the industries of the nation.
Is a man satisfied, merely because he is perfumed himself, to mingle with a malodorous crowd?
Hold the period of youth sacred to education, and the period of maturity, when the physical forces begin to flag, equally sacred to ease and agreeable relaxation.
Looking Backward was written in the belief that the Golden Age lies before us and not behind us.
The folly of men not their hard heartedness was the great cause of the world s poverty.
Equal wealth and equal opportunities of culture have simply made us all members of one class.
The primal principle of democracy is the worth and dignity of the individual.
Competition, which is the instinct of selfishness, is another word for dissipation of energy, while combination is the secret of efficient production.
[I]f we could have devised an arrangement for providing everybody with music in their homes, perfect in quality, unlimited in quantity, suited to every mood, and beginning and ceasing at will, we should have considered the limit of human felicity already attained, and ceased to strive for further improvements.
With a tear for the dark past, turn we then to the dazzling future, and, veiling our eyes, press forward. The long and weary winter of the race is ended. Its summer has begun. Humanity has burst the chrysalis. The heavens are before it.
If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second.