individual

Disgrace

A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.   Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the… Read More ›

Secret

What is the motive to the secret ballot? This, and only this: Like other confederates in crime, those who use it are not friends, but enemies; and they are afraid to be known, and to have their individual doings known,… Read More ›

Character

Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, and naturalist, who served… Read More ›

The Individual – Speech

From the Fountainhead, a great movie about individual accomplishment. Howard Roark: [delivering the closing statements of his own defense] Thousands of years ago the first man discovered how to make fire. He was probably burned at the stake he had… Read More ›