Just take a trifling handful, O philosopher!Of magic matter: give it a slight toss overThe ambient ether—and I don’t see whyYou should n’t make a sky.
Sky-Making. (To Professor Tyndall), reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)
War in fact is becoming contemptible, and ought to be put down by the great nations of Europe, just as we put down a vulgar mob.Mortimer Collins
There was an ape in the days that were earlier, Centuries passed and his hair became curlier; Centuries more gave a thumb to his wrist Then he was a MAN and a Positivist.Mortimer Collins
Life and the Universe show spontaneity;Down with ridiculous notions of Deity!Churches and creeds are lost in the mists;Truth must be sought with the Positivists.Mortimer Collins
A man is as old as he's feeling, a woman is as old as she looks.Mortimer Collins