It is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel.
Love is the law, love under will.
The animals were happy as they had never conceived it possible to be. Every mouthful of food was an acute positive pleasure, now that it was truly their own food, produced by themselves and for themselves, not doled out to them by a grudging master.
We don't know when our name came into being or how some distant ancestor acquired it. We don't understand our name at all, we don't know its history and yet we bear it with exalted fidelity, we merge with it, we like it, we are ridiculously proud of it as if we had thought it up ourselves in a moment of brilliant inspiration.
I don't get ideas; ideas get me.
Keyholes are the occasions of more sin and wickedness, than all other holes in this world put together.