"The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Wilhelm Reich on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Wilhelm Reich on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Wilhelm Reich on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Wilhelm Reich on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Wilhelm Reich on Thomas Paine
"Love, work, and knowledge are the wellsprings of our lives, they should also govern it."
"Scientific theory is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena."
"Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under an obligation."