"Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule."
"Capitalism has its weaknesses. But it is capitalism that ended the stranglehold of the hereditary aristocracies, raised the standard of living for most of the world and enabled the emancipation of women."
"OUR history begins before we are born. We represent the hereditary influences of our race, and our ancestors virtually live in us."
"A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism."