"Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature, a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under appropriate conditions of maladjustment, his soul might die before his body does or that his soul might die without his knowing it?"
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Albert J. Nock on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Albert J. Nock on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Albert J. Nock on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Albert J. Nock on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Albert J. Nock on Abraham Lincoln
"As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything."
"The positive testimony of history is that the State invariably had its origin in conquest and confiscation. No primitive State known to history originated in any other manner."
"Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten."
"Useless knowledge can be made directly contributory to a force of sound and disinterested public opinion."
"The business of a scientific school is the dissemination of useful knowledge, and this is a noble enterprise and indispensable withal society can not exist unless it goes on."